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Policy Guidelines on Child and Adolescent Mental Health

South African Department of Health Country Resources Child and Youth Mental Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards South Africa 31 December 2008 Guidelines mental health promotion, mental health service, primary care

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These policy guidelines serve as framework for establishing mental health services for children and adolescents at national, provincial and local levels of health care within the primary Health Care approach using an intersectoral approach. They have been developed in relation to other South African policies, legislation and treaties that address themselves to the enhancement of survival as well as well the protection and development of children and adolescents.


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