Developing mental health services in Nigeria The impact of a community - based mental health awareness programme

  • Eaton J
  • Ahamfula A
  • Agomoh O
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See, stats, and: Developing Article DOI : 10 . 1007 / s00127 - 008 - 0321 - 5 : PubMed CITATIONS 25 READS 290 2 , including : Some : Mental - mhSUN Early (NDD) among age Julian CBM 40 SEE All . The . All - text and , letting . Published online : j j Abstract This grass - roots level mental health awareness programme considerably increased use of a community - based mental health services in a part of Nigeria where knowledge about treatability of mental illness was limited . The benefits of the programme were sustained for a significant period after the initial awareness programme . In order for attitude changes to be reinforced , similar awareness programmes must be repeated at regular intervals .

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  • Julian Eaton

  • Ae Ahamfula

  • O Agomoh

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