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Politique de santé mentale (Mental Health Policy)

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux Gouvernment du Quebec Country Resources Mental Health Policies Quebec 13 February 2008 Policy document mental health system, policy

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Lancée en 1989 par le ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, la Politique de santé mentale constitue un engagement pour le gouvernement du Québec et un appel à tous ceux dont le travail contribue à la réponse aux besoins des personnes dont la santé mentale est compromise. Cette Politique présente une vision et une action renouvelées en santé mentale. Elle énonce notamment l'importance que les personnes présentant une maladie mentale soient au centre des préoccupations et que les familles et les proches de ces personnes ne soient plus ignorées.

Launched in 1989 by the Ministry of Health and Social Services, the Mental Health Policy constitutes a commitment for the Government of Quebec and a call to all those whose work contributes to meeting the needs of people whose mental health is compromised. This Policy presents a renewed vision and action in mental health. In particular, it sets out the importance of people with mental illness being the center of attention and that the families and loved ones of these people are no longer ignored.

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