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Mental Health Workshop - St. Vincent & the Grenadines

A five day workshop was held in St. Vincent & the Grenadines in June, 2010 with staff of the Mental Health Services. The aim of the workshop was to build capacity to enable them to train Primary Health Care workers with a view of integrating Mental Health into Primary Health Care.  The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Halliday-Psychiatrist who works with the government of St. Kitts & Nevis.

 

Topics covered were:

  • General principles in managing mental disorder
  • Major depressive disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders
  • Management of acutely disturbed patients
  • Use of restraints and seclusion
  • Relapse prevention and early intervention
  • Stress management and an overview of childhood mental disabilities.
     
Last Updated on Thursday, 20 September 2012 17:07
 

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