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National Mental Health Policy (2013)

Ministry of Health Government of Antigua and Barbuda Country Resources Mental Health Policies Antigua and Barbuda 1 January 2013 Policy document human rights, prevention, quality care

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The goal of this document is to provide an integrated approach to the delivery of high quality Mental Health Care, that is evidence-based, with an equitable mental health care system that upholds human rights, is community focused and delivered by trained professionals, working with dedicated, and motivated personnel.

The following values and principles shall guide the National Mental Health Policy and Plan for Antigua & Barbuda:
- Equity and Accessibility
- Human Rights
- Quality Services
- Evidence-Based Care
- Community Involvement and Participation
- Rehabilitation and recovery
- Inter-sectorial Collaboration
- Mental Health Prevention and Promotion

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