UNIMAK publishes new Mental Health Paper by Director of Mental Health

In a new study paper “Mental Health in Sierra Leone: Beliefs, Myths and Truth”, Dr Rebecca Esliker, UNIMAK‘s Director of Mental Health programmes concludes:

” … the issue of mental health in Sierra Leone has become a priority area due to the decline in mental health in the country contributing to high mortality rate and slow economic recovery and development…
… improved mental health policies must be embedded in Sierra Leone’s national strategy in an aim to promote accessible professional mental health treatment and services to the public.”

Follow this link to read the full paper …

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