Dalhousie helps address mental health crisis

Moulton, Donalee
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p136
Academic Journal
The article reports on the partnership of the Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry in Halifax, Nova Scotia with Guyana for the country's mental health treatment program. According to reports, the partnership started in 2005 when a professor of psychiatry at Dalhousie, and his colleagues assisted in the aftermath of floods in the country. As a result of the partnership, Guyana now has a mental health policy and a national mental health plan to address its mental health crisis.


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