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Politike Mentalnog Zdravlja Republike Srpski (Mental Health Policy Republic of Srpski)

Republika Srpska (Republika Srpska) Ministarstvo Zdravstva I Socijalne Skrbi (Ministry of Health and Social Welfare) Country Resources Mental Health Policies Bosnia and Herzegovina, Srpski December 2005 Policy document mental health care, plan, policy

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This document looks at redefining the role of psychiatry and psychiatric institutions concerning their therapeutic and rehabilitation function, social function, organization, financing and inter-sector cooperation. This also means abandoning the concept of psychiatric hospital, as an archaic institution of social exclusion, stigma and violation of human rights, and a gradual transfer towards provision of mental health services in the community.

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