WHO Bulletin: Treating depression where there are no mental health professionals

‘Many people with depression and other mental health problems can be treated successfully by community health workers, but so far no country has scaled up this approach. Vikram Patel talks to Fiona Fleck…’

Full text (WHO Bulletin, March 2017): http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/95/3/17-030317.pdf

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Selected quote: ‘The idea is to train millions of community health workers and people in communities worldwide to deliver evidence-based psychosocial interventions.’

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