|Title:||Partnerships for community mental health in the Asia-Pacific: principles and best-practice models across different sectors|
|Alternate Journal:||Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists|
|Abstract:||OBJECTIVES: Stage Two of the Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project was established to document successful partnership models in community mental health care in the region. This paper summarizes the best-practice examples and principles of partnerships in community mental health across 17 Asia-Pacific countries. CONCLUSIONS: A series of consensus workshops between countries identified best-practice exemplars that promote or advance community mental health care in collaboration with a range of community stakeholders. These prototypes highlighted a broad range of partnerships across government, non-government and community agencies, as well as service users and family carers. From practice-based evidence, a set of 10 key principles was developed that can be applied in building partnerships for community mental health care consistent with the local cultures, communities and systems in the region. Such practical guidance can be useful to minimize fragmentation of community resources and promote effective partnerships to extend community mental health services in the region.|
Editorial Group of the Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project Stage 2
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Australas Psychiatry. 2013 Feb
21(1):38-45. doi: 10.1177/1039856212465348. Epub 2012 Dec 12.
|Appears in Collections:||2013|
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