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Ley 1616 DE 2013: por medio de la cual se expide la ley de Salud Mental y se dictan otras disposiciones (Law: 1616, 2013: Which issues the Mental Health Act and other provisions )

El Congreso De La Republic De Colombia Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Colombia 31 December 2012 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent mental health, health promotion, mental health system, prevention

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El objeto de la presente ley es garantizar el ejercicio pleno del Derecho a la Salud Mental a la población colombiana, priorizando a los niños, las niñas y adolescentes, mediante la promoción de la salud y la prevención del trastorno mental.

The object of this law is to ensure the full exercise of Right to Mental Health for the Colombian population, prioritizing children, and adolescents through health promotion and mental disorder prevention.


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