Impacts and lessons learned in implementing Needs-Based Planning models for mental health services and systems
This seminar focus on the impacts and lessons learned in implementing Needs-Based Planning models for mental health services and systems.
Dr Daniel Vigo is a psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, and public health specialist, originally from Argentina. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the university of British Columbia, Canada, a Lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an Advisor to PAHO and WHO, as well as the Chair of the Services and Policy Workgroup of the WHO-World Mental Health Surveys Initiative. He has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports on public health, health systems, global mental health, psychiatric epidemiology, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and e-mental health. Dr. Vigo leads several projects in BC, Canada, and globally, including on e-Mental Health for University Students, Needs-Based Planning for Mental and Substance Use Disorder Services, Care Options for People with Severe Substance Use Disorders at Imminent Risk of Death and Disability, Estimating Coverage and Quality of Care for Mental Disorders, and Estimating the Disease Burden of Mental Disorders. He also developed the first Assertive Community Treatment Department in Argentina, a collaboration between Proyecto Suma, King’s College (UK) and Columbia University (US). Notably, his contribution to improving the estimation of the disease burden caused by mental illness is among the most impactful papers in the field of mental health in recent years.
The seminar is hosted by the Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health, and will take place at NOVA Medical School, Yellow Research Building room 3.8, and via Zoom meeting on November 24, 17h00.
Registration required via https://forms.gle/3wcQ5ENVqNFF3gVi8.