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Purpose – This paper aims to describe the effectiveness of mental health interventions for migrants affected by extreme political violence. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is a literature review and synthesis of post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) interventions for Canadian‐landed...
Purpose – The paper's aim is to review how relevant the World Health Organisation's Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) initiative is to mental health care in non‐Western societies. Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides a review of the programme and its relevance to mental...
Purpose – Since 2002, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Ontario, Canada, has been working closely with partners in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to implement mental health capacity‐building focused on primary health care. From an equity perspective, this article seeks to...
Purpose – Substance use is among the risk factors associated with both HIV/AIDS and non communicable diseases (NCDs). The aim of this paper is to describe the development of the medication assisted therapy (MAT) in the treatment of substance use disorders and opportunities for further...
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review the history of mental health service improvement in Kenya, to discuss current provision of services, challenges to the provision of services and future needs for services. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of a literature review....
Purpose – This paper aims to examine the long‐term mental health consequences of war from the perspectives of urban Mayan women in post‐war Guatemala. Design/methodology/approach – Ethnographic methodologies, namely participant observation and in‐depth qualitative interviews were carried out...
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to review strategies implemented to improve access to mental health care in Jamaica. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is a review of peer‐reviewed articles, official documents, service data and the WHO AIMS data. Findings – Despite limited resources,...
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