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Recommended Reading (Prior 2015)

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In this section you will find recommended publications and readings published by WPA
members and partners prior to 2015.

Key Documents from the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Preventing suicide: A global imperative
2014
http://www.who.int/mental_health/suicide-prevention/world_report_2014/en/


Global status report on alcohol and health 2014
2014
http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/en/


Innovation in deinstitutionalization:
2014
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/gulbenkian_innovation_in_deinstitutionalization/en/


Integrating the response to mental health disorders and other chronic diseases in health
care systems
2014
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/gulbenkian_paper_integrating_mental_disorders/en/


Social determinants of mental health
2014
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/gulbenkian_paper_social_determinants_of_mental_health/en/


Mental health action plan 2013 – 2020
2013
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/action_plan/en/


Investing in mental health
2013
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/financing/investing_in_mh_2013/en/


BUILDING BACK BETTER
2013
http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/building_back_better/en/


WHO QualityRights Tool Kit
2012
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/QualityRights_toolkit/en/


Psychological first aid: Guide for field workers
2011
http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/guide_field_workers/en/

Books by Prominent Members of the WPA

CLICK HERE for a historical list of publications authored and edited by prominent members of the WPA