World Mental Health Day: scaling up services through advocacy and action.
|Article Type:||Brief article|
(Rites, ceremonies and celebrations)
Health promotion (Methods)
|Publication:||Name: South African Journal of Psychiatry Publisher: South African Medical Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2008 South African Medical Association ISSN: 1608-9685|
|Issue:||Date: June, 2008 Source Volume: 14 Source Issue: 2|
|Geographic:||Geographic Scope: South Africa Geographic Code: 6SOUT South Africa|
World Mental Health Day 2008 will take place on 10 October under
the theme 'Making mental health a global priority: Scaling up
services through citizen advocacy and action'.
With the final goal of making mental health a global priority in every country, what needs to be changed or what action needs to be taken in order to fulfil that goal?. Highlighted will be different levels of advocacy and its role in creating change and the need for scaling up services so all people have access to information, personalised treatment, and resources to assist them in all aspects of their recovery.
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