Country work

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WHO/Europe carries out activities for mental health in the following countries.

Albania

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Assessment of identification practices and care of people with intellectual disabilities
  • Revision of mental health national action plan

2008–2009

  • Strengthening community mental health services
  • Capacity building of mental health staff

Azerbaijan

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of mental health staff working in community settings
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care

2008–2009

  • Supporting development of national mental health policy
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Mental health assessment of internally displaced persons

Bulgaria

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of managers of mental health services
  • Assessment of conditions for disabled people in institutions
  • Capacity building of staff in institutions for disabled people

2008–2009

  • Capacity building of mental health workforce

Croatia

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care of older people
  • Capacity building of staff in institutions for disabled people

2008–2009

  • Curricula development for multidisciplinary staff

Czech Republic

2010–2011

  • Destigmatization processes linked to mental health disorders and care in the country supported
  • Strengthening community mental health services

2008–2009

  • Development of community mental health services

Estonia

2010–2011

  • Further development of mental health policy

2008–2009

  • Development of a mental health strategy

Georgia

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Capacity building of managers of mental health services

2008–2009

  • Mental health interventions in emergencies
  • Supporting development community services

Hungary

2010–2011

  • Strengthening community mental health services
  • Suicide prevention interventions in community settings
  • Situation analysis on children and adolescent mental health with evaluation of best practices

2008–2009

  • Development of community mental health services

Kyrgyzstan

2010–2011

  • Further support to capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care, and monitoring progress
  • Support for the implementation of the National Programme on Suicide Prevention
  • Capacity building of specialist mental health staff (curricula development)

2008–2009

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Support development of a National Programme on Suicide Prevention

Latvia

2008–2009

  • Support development of national suicide prevention strategy

Lithuania

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of specialist mental health staff

2008–2009

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health promotion and disease prevention

Montenegro

2010–2011

  • Revision of mental health national action plan
  • Support the development of community-based mental health services
  • Capacity building of staff in institutions for disabled people

2008–2009

  • Assessment of mental health system

Portugal

2010–2011

  • Support to development of national mental health strategy
  • Assistance with implementation of monitoring and evaluation system for the mental health strategy

Republic of Moldova

2010–2011

  • Revision of mental health national action plan
  • Further support to capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care, and monitoring progress

2008–2009

  • Developing mental health strategy
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care

Romania

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Support development of guidance for recognition and treatment of autism and spectrum disorders
  • Capacity building of specialist mental health staff working in community settings

2008–2009

  • Capacity building of managers of mental health services

Serbia

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of staff in institutions for disabled people
  • Strengthening community mental health services

2008–2009

  • Assessment of conditions for disabled people in institutions
  • Strengthening community mental health services

Tajikistan

2010–2011

  • Further development of mental health policy
  • Support the development of community-based mental health services

2008–2009

  • Support development of national mental health policy
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

2010–2011

  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Capacity building of staff in institutions for disabled people

2008–2009

  • Strengthening community mental health services
  • Supporting implementation of national action plan

Turkey

2010–2011

  • Support development of national mental health policy
  • Technical assistance for the development of community based services for disabled people
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Initiation of a workforce development programme

Uzbekistan

2010–2011

  • Further support to capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care, and monitoring progress
  • Support for the implementation of the national suicide prevention strategy

2008–2009

  • Support development of national mental health policy
  • Capacity building of primary care staff in mental health care
  • Support development of national suicide prevention strategy