Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in Latin American and Caribbean countries

Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in Latin American and Caribbean countries

Author Razouk, Denise Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Gregorio, Guilherme Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Antunes, Renato Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Mari, Jair de Jesus Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ London
Abstract This paper summarizes the findings for the Latin American and Caribbean countries of the WPA Task Force on Steps, Obstacles and Mistakes to Avoid in the Implementation of Community Mental Health Care. It presents an overview of the provision of mental health services in the region; describes key experiences in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Jamaica and Mexico; and discusses the lessons learned in developing community mental health care.
Keywords Community mental health care
Latin America
Carabbean countries
mental health policies
key experiences
lessons learned
Language English
Date 2012-10-01
Published in World Psychiatry. Milano: Elsevier Masson, v. 11, n. 3, p. 191-195, 2012.
ISSN 1723-8617 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 191-195
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2051-5545.2012.tb00130.x
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000309699800018
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/45744

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