Introductory Issues. Tackling the Public Health Burden of Mental Illness. Developing the Overall Strategy. Legislation. Mental Health Information Systems. Mental Health Promotion. Primary Care. Specialist Care and its Links with Primary Care. Interagency Working. Tackling the Morality of Mental Illness. Investing for the Future. Some Special Priorities. Traditional Healers. Tackling Disaster and Conflict. Common Problems with Mental Health Policy.
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