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Styrket indsats for sindslidende - Handlingsplan for psykiatri (Enhanced Efforts for the Mentally Ill - Action Plan for Psychiatry)

Regeringen (Office of the Prime Minister) Country Resources Mental Health Strategies and Plans Denmark 0 0000 Policy document 978-87-92480-30-9 community services, early intervention, inpatient, mental health care, mental health promotion, mental health resources, mental health service, mental health system, mental health treatment, outpatient, prevention, quality care, service user participation, social services, stigma, vulnerability

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This plan establishes the direction of expansion and adjustment of the overall effort for the care towards the mentally ill.

The document is focusing on three main objectives:

To ensure that people with mental disorders receive a coherent, coordinated and effective treatment from both the social sector and the health care sector.

To ensure better accessibility to psychiatric treatment and health services.

To reduce the extent and severity of mental disorders.

In addition, the plan proposes the municipalities to provide a holistic social psychiatry, which creates coherence and bridges the gap between sectors and professions and thus supports the possibility of providing a focused effort to the person affected.

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