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The Gambia Mental Health Policy 2007

Department of State for Health & Social Welfare, Republic of The Gambia Country Resources Mental Health Policies Gambia March 2007 Policy document health service, mental health care, mental health service, substance use, mental health promotion, mental health treatment

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This ten year policy sets strategic directions to provide effective treatment and care to people suffering from mental and substance abuse disorders. Emphasis is placed on providing mental health services that are integrated into the general health services, putting an end to stigma and discrimination towards people with mental disorders and mental health promotion. The policy should be read in conjunction with accompanying five year action plan.

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