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Video Pick of the Week: Dr. Vikram Patel on Mental Health for All

Posted on: November 5, 2012 7:02 pm
Tags: Mental health, Behavioral health, Promising practices and research, Walden

Walden's video pick of the week features psychiatrist Dr. Vikram Patel presenting a short Ted Talk on the need for mental health services world-wide, shortages of professionals world-wide, and alternatives that provide complimentary care utilizing lay health workers and peer support.  Dr. Patel also explains what the acronym SUNDAR stands  for: Simplify the message Unpack the treatment Deliver it where people are Affordable and available human resources Reallocation of specialists to train and supervise

Inspiring and informative!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzm4gpAKrBk