Lessons learned in developing community mental health care in Europe

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This paper summarizes the findings for the European Region of the WPA Task Force on Steps, Obstacles and Mistakes to Avoid in the Implementation of Community Mental Health Care. The article presents a description of the region, an overview of mental health policies and legislation, a summary of relevant research in the region, a precis of community mental health services, a discussion of the key lessons learned, and some recommendations for the future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-225
Number of pages9
JournalWorld Psychiatry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011


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