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Mental Health Reform and Human Rights in Chile: achievements and challenges Mental Health Reform and Human Rights in Chile 1990-2018: achievements and challenges Dr. Alberto Minoletti Number of persons cared for mental disorders per 100,000 population in outpatient facilities: 2004-2014 2004 Primary health care Community mental health teams 2217 535 2014 Primary health care Community mental health teams 4559 1014 Number of beds per 100,000 population in different mental health facilities: 1990-2014 1990 Acute beds in general hospitals Acute beds in mental hospitals Chronic beds in mental hospitals Places in supported homes 2.5 5.9 25.9 0 2014 Acute beds in general hospitals Acute beds in mental hospitals Chronic beds in mental hospitals Places in supported homes 5.3 2.9 3.1 12 Main Achievements in Human Rights with Mental Health Reform Increased availability, accessibility and quality of community mental health services Life with higher dignity, autonomy and social inclusion for many persons with psychosocial disabilities Health workers more aware of human rights Less use of coercion, abuse and violence with persons using mental health services Main legislative and regulatory measures in human rights for mental health services Legislation - Guarantees of care for 4 mental disorders (parity with physical health) - Oversight agency to protect the rights of persons using mental health services - Informed consent for treatment and research - Restrictions to involuntary hospitalization Regulation - Prohibition of psychosurgery in persons with psychosocial disability - Review mechanisms for sterilization (only with informed consent) - Rules for crisis management and physical restraint 5 Gaps in human rights of persons with mental health conditions and psychosocial disabilities in Chile 418 persons still hospitalized in mental hospitals, exposed to degrading treatments and abuse Some persons in supported home have reported coercion, punishments and lack of liberty WHO QualityRights showed low achievement in activities to support social inclusion in outpatient facilities Significant gaps in access and quality of care persist in all health areas The stigma about mental illness is still high in the health system and in the Chilean population
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Score: 1025420 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...Health/AlbertoMinoletti_1.pptx
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World Mental Health Day – 10 October: Dignity in mental health Global Regions WHO Regional websites Africa Americas South-East Asia Europe Eastern Mediterranean Western Pacific When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. (...) The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day, observed on 10 October, is "Dignity in mental health". (...) Contact Ms Alison Brunier Mobile: +41 79 701 9480 Email: [email protected] Subscribe to our newsletters → News Launch of the WHO guide for integration of perinatal mental health in maternal and child health services 19 September 2022 Intergenerational Solidarity and adolescent wellbeing 12 August 2022 WHO highlights urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care 17 June 2022 Fact sheets Mental health: strengthening our response 17 June 2022 Facts in pictures Mental health 8 July 2022 Feature stories Donors making a difference: in the Greater Horn of Africa health crisis 12 July 2022 WHO digital mental health intervention effective in reducing depression among Syrian refugees in Lebanon 23 June 2022 Donors making a difference: to global mental health 21 June 2022 Events 2022 World Mental Health Day 2022 - Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority 10 October 2022 Documents Mental Health At Work tips for employers (003) (415 KB) Regions Africa Americas Eastern Mediterranean Europe South-East Asia Western Pacific Policies Cyber security Ethics Permissions and licensing Preventing sexual exploitation Terms of use About us Careers Library Procurement Publications Frequently asked questions Contact us Subscribe to our newsletters Privacy Legal Notice © 2022 WHO
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Score: 1025294.9 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...tober-dignity-in-mental-health
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The report demands urgent investment in child and adolescent mental health across sectors, not just in health. (...) Meanwhile, wide gaps persist between mental health needs and mental health funding. The report finds that about 2 per cent of government health budgets are allocated to mental health spending globally.  (...) The investment we make today in building a strong mental health foundation in every child, pays off in the lifelong mental health of a nation. 
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Score: 1025224.4 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam...oung-people-tip-iceberg-unicef
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The Region has the lowest per capita number of mental health workers. By scaling up investments in quality mental health care, all countries in the Region can significantly enhance mental health, well-being and resilience. (...) Most Member States have developed national mental health policies that have been integrated into national health policies. (...) There is no health without mental health, for which sustained and scaled up investments are needed.
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Score: 1024957.9 - https://www.who.int/southeasta...020-world-mental-health-day-ms
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Most of the Member countries currently spend less than 1% of their health budgets on mental health despite evidence of high returns on the investment for care and treatment of mental health disorders, and despite growth in mental health awareness.  (...) ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’ is the theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, observed on 10 October, which is especially relevant to policy makers in health and health systems. (...) Universities and health institutions must also make curricula contemporary and relevant to today’s mental health needs and scale up mental health services.
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But a new mental health programme led by the Ministry of Health and WHO, based within the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC/MOH), is set to transform Libya’s institution-based approach to a community-based approach to mental health care, making mental health services available to the most remote and under-served areas of the country. (...) Two other remote geographic areas, the Sebha and Nafusa mountain regions in the south and west of the country, also benefit from the new emphasis on community-based mental health care. The deployment of mobile mental health units allows residents for the first time to access specialized mental health care. Education for better mental health services National Center for Disease Control / Abd el Razak ben Halim Children’s performance during Mental Health Awareness Campaign in Sebha, Libya One consequence of the low priority previously given to mental health services in Libya’s public health system was an almost total lack of mental health-care training.
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Score: 1024714.8 - https://www.who.int/features/2013/mental_health_libya/en/
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Score: 1024565 - https://www.who.int/mental_health/resources/emergencies/en/
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Kashef Ijaz on UN HR and Mental Health for Nov. 15, 2021 Good morning and good afternoon. (...) She was a pioneer who envisioned a world with less mental health, stigma, and better mental health care half a century ago. (...) The new WHO Mental Health Atlas points out an alarming disconnect between available mental health services and the demand for mental health care around the world.
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Score: 1024459.1 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...1-11-15-the-carter-center.docx
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Here are seven common misconceptions about mental health:   1. Myth: If a person has a mental health condition, it means the person has low intelligence. (...) Myth: You only need to take care of your mental health if you have a mental health condition. (...) Fact: Teenagers often have mood swings, but that does not mean that adolescents may not also struggle with their mental health. Fourteen per cent of the world’s adolescents experience mental-health problems.
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Score: 1024167.7 - https://www.unicef.org/myanmar...ed-7-myths-about-mental-health
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Press release Rwanda launches “Green Ribbon” mental health campaign amid enhanced push for mental health awareness 10 October 2021 UNICEF/2021 KIGALI, 10 October 2021 – Increasing awareness on mental health issues among young people and children and mitigating stigma is at the heart of the national mental health campaign scheduled to be launched on 10 October 2021. (...) The National Mental Health policy indicates that 27 years after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis, many Rwandans are still facing severe mental health challenges. (...) At the occasion of the campaign launch and celebration of the World Mental Health day, the Kigali Convention Center will be lit in green, the mental health theme color.
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Score: 1024073.9 - https://www.unicef.org/rwanda/...id-enhanced-push-mental-health
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