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Providing mental health first aid to a co-worker. Mental Health first aid guidelines

MHFA, Eds.: MHFA, (2010)

Work can be beneficial or harmful to mental health depending on the circumstances. If a person has a mental health problem, being at work in a supportive workplace can assist in their recovery. The level of support needed will fluctuate, as the symptoms of most mental health problems come and go over time. Providing mental health first aid when a worker is showing the early signs and symptoms of a mental health problem is important, as it can assist the person to return to their usual performance quickly. Failing to provide mental health first

A guide for caregivers of people with mental illness

MHFA, Eds.: MHFA, (2009)

Mental illness can affect not only the life of the person with the illness, but also their close family, partners and friends. Significant people in a person’s life are often a source of support with the illness. However, family, partners and friends may be faced with a loved one’s mental illness without much information on ways to deal with it and its impact on their life. NOTE: This guide is NOT a replacement for medical advice and we strongly recommend that you or the person you care for discuss issues related to treatment with a clinician.

Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia: WHO guideline

Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2019)

The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. These WHO Guidelines are an important tool for health care providers as well as governments, policy-makers and other stakeholders to strengthen their response to the dementia challenge. Available in various languages at:

Promoción de la Salud Mental en las Poblaciones Indígenas

Organización Panamericana de la Salud OPS, (2016)

EXPERIENCIAS DE PAÍSES UNA COLABORACIÓN ENTRE LA OPS/OMS, CANADÁ, CHILE Y SOCIOS DE LA REGIÓN DE LAS AMÉRICAS 2014-2015. Objetivos: 1. Fomentar aún más y establecer un intercambio de experiencias en el campo de la salud mental entre los países participantes; 2. Documentar, presentar y compartir experiencias innovadoras relacionadas con la promoción de la salud mental, entre otras, la prevención del suicidio y las iniciativas con jóvenes en Chile y Canadá; 3. Analizar la posible pertinencia y adaptabilidad en Nunavut de un instrumento de capacitación estandarizado de la OMS para la integración de la atención de salud mental en la atención primaria de salud: la Guía de Intervención del Programa de acción para superar las brechas en salud mental (GI-mhGAP); y 4. Publicar y difundir las experiencias y conclusiones de esos procesos.

Mental Health. A Guide for Faith Leaders

American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the Mental Health and Faith Community Partnership Steering Committee, (2018)

Improving Health Systems and Services for Mental Health

World Health Organization WHO, (2015)

This document presents an integrated strategy for mental health system development that will lead to enhanced service delivery, improved outcomes, and improved human rights for people with mental disorders. By using the practical guidance provided in this document, countries can ensure that their mental health systems are not haphazard, but rather, the products of careful consideration and planning.

Guide to the Evaluation of Psychosocial Programming in Emergencies

UN Children's Fund UNICEF, (2009)

This guide focuses on the evaluation of psychosocial programs that are aligned with two main goals: - To promote psychosocial wellbeing by promoting an environment that provides appropriate care, opportunities for development and protects children from exposure to situations that are harmful to their psychosocial wellbeing, and - To respond to psychosocial problems by strengthening social and psychological supports for children who have been exposed to situations that affect their psychological development.

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