Mental health

WHO MIND - Mental Health in Development

Flagship projects of WHO MIND

Thematic areas of WHO MIND

Contact details

Mental health policy and service development

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO Geneva.

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Gregory David Roberts, bestselling author of ‘Shantaram’, reflects on WHO QualityRights

Training opportunities

Distance learning courses

International Diploma in Mental Health Law & Human Rights; and other distance learning opportunities.

Latest publications

WHO QualityRights Tool Kit

WHO QualityRights tool kit to improve quality and human rights in mental health facilities.

Promoting rights and community living for children with psychosocial disabilities

This joint WHO/Gulbenkian publication provides guidance on services and supports required to end institutionalization of children and ensure that they can live and thrive in the community.

Mental health and development report

Targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group.

Service guidance package

WHO mental health policy and service guidance package, and WHO mental health policy and plan checklists

The WHO Pacific Islands Mental Health Network (PIMHnet)

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