The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit (MH) coordinates and implements technical cooperation activities directed to strengthen national capacities to develop policies, plans, programs and services, thus contributing to promote mental health, reduce the treatment gap of the mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders, as well as in the area of disabilities and rehabilitation.

Areas of work

Featured Publications and Resources

Plan of Action on Mental Health 2015-2022

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Contact us

Claudina Elington Cayetano
Advisor on Mental Health and Substance Use at Regional Office and for the Caribbean
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Andrea Bruni
Advisor on Mental Health and Substance Use for South America
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Carmen Martinez
Advisor on Mental Health and Substance Use for Central America
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