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Abordaje de la Salud Mental en Hospitales Generales. 2018/ Mental Health on General Hospitals Approach. 2018

National Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Country Resources Mental Health Strategies and Plans Argentina 1 January 2018 Policy document

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Estas recomendaciones están dirigidas a las áreas cuya función es la atención de la salud mental en los hospitales generales y en los hospitales pediátricos, materno-infantiles e instituciones especializadas en el abordaje de adolescentes. Independientemente que dicho área sea institucionalmente denominada “servicio” o funcione bajo otra denominación.
El servicio de salud mental de un hospital general recibirá y brindará respuesta a todas las problemáticas de salud mental y adicciones y a toda la población objetivo que concurra al nosocomio.

This strategy is defined for the areas whose function is mental health care in general hospitals and in pediatric, maternal and child hospitals and institutions specialized in the approach of adolescents. Regardless of whether this area is institutionally called “service” or operates under another denomination.
The mental health service of a general hospital will receive and respond to all mental health problems and addictions and to the entire target population that attends the hospital.


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