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Republic of Turkey National Mental Health Policy

Ministry of Health; Turkey Country Resources Mental Health Policies Turkey 31 December 2006 Policy document child and adolescent mental health, mental health facility, mental health service, mental health system

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The goal of the National Mental Health Policy (NMHP) for Turkey is to mobilize needed resources for the effective establishment of accessible and balanced mental health services according to the country’s needs. The NMHP document is an important first reference guide for arrangements to be undertaken by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey for its implementation, as well as for
the formulation of future strategies, plans and programs to address population needs.

The NMHP of Turkey includes a section on child and adolescent mental health policy; this can be found as part 7 of the document.

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