Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care

Presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care.

Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care

Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care

Presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care. Provides advice on how to implement and scale-up primary care for mental health, and describes how a range of health systems have successfully undertaken this transformation. Part 1 provides the context for understanding primary care for mental health within the broader health care system. Part 2 explains how to successfully integrate mental health into primary care and highlights 10 common principles which are central to this effort. It also presents 12 detailed case examples to illustrate how a range of health systems have undertaken this transformation. Annex 1 provides information about the skills and competencies that are required to effectively assess, diagnose, treat, support and refer people with mental disorders.

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Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: World Health Organization
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: World Health Organization

Presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care. Provides advice on how to implement and scale-up primary care for mental health, and describes how a range of health systems have successfully undertaken this transformation. Part 1 provides the context for understanding primary care for mental
Primary Care and Mental Health Integration in Coordinated Care Organizations
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: World Health Organization
Categories: Health care reform
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

The prevalence of untreated and undertreated mental health concerns and the comorbidity of chronic conditions and mental illness has led to greater calls for the integration of primary care and mental health. In 2012, the Oregon Health Authority authorized 16 Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO) to partner with their local communities
Improving Mental Health Care
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Graham Thornicroft, Mirella Ruggeri, David Goldberg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-12 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Written by many of the world's leading practitioners in the delivery of mental health care, this book clearly presents the results of scientific research about care and treatment for people with mental illness in community settings. The book presents clear accounts of what is known, extensively referenced, with critical appraisals
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice
Language: en
Pages: 1027
Authors: Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Rev. ed. of: Psychiatric nursing for Canadian practice / Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd.
Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Health Care in South Africa and Zambia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Marieke Gerstmann
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

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