Thinking Healthy manual by @WHO #maternalmentalhealth

‘Thinking Healthy’
A manual for psychosocial management of perinatal depression

This new publication is the first of a new World Health Organization (WHO)​ series on low-intensity psychological interventions.

The manual outlines an evidence-based approach describing how community health workers can reduce prenatal depression through evidence-based cognitive-behavioural techniques recommended by the mhGAP programme.

Find the manual here:
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/152936/1/WHO_MSD_MER_15.1_eng.pdf?ua=1&ua=1

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Find out more about the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) here:
http://www.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/en/

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Posted on March 11, 2015, in Early Childhood Development, End Stigma, Maternal Mental Health, Mental Health. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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