The Ministry of Popular Power for Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) coordinated the "Bridging the Gap (mhGAP)" workshop, which was recently held in
Convened by the Safe and Full Life Community Program Coordinator, Angel Riera, it was attended by representatives of two local organizations –Grandes Misiones “Barrios Adentro” and “Negra Hipólita”-, as well as by representatives of the community councils, and regional mental health delegates. PAHO/WHO Subregional Advisor on Mental Health for
During the event, teachers, sociologists, social workers, community leaders, administrators, along with psychiatrists and psychologists reflected on their daily work in the community. Their active commitment within the missions will undoubtedly be a stimulus to advance in the development of a more accessible mental health system.