Estudos de Psicologia (Natal)
On-line version ISSN 1678-4669
DIMENSTEIN, Magda. Spanish experiences and their contribution to the network of psychosocial resources in Brazil. Estud. psicol. (Natal) [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.3, pp.363-372. ISSN 1678-4669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-294X2011000300020.
This paper presents some experiences and practices in the field of psychosocial rehabilitation and attention directed to mental disorder developed in three different regions of Spain. This is a set of tools that make possible consistent changes in mental health care, which are linked into long lines, pillars of the psychiatric reform process both in Spain and in Brazil: redefining the management of institutional arrangements, the prospect continuity of care, primary care as the gateway and system regulator, the creation of units behind the crisis and attention to emergencies and, especially, investment in rehabilitation programs and community support contemplating alternative housing and work
Keywords : psychiatric reform; mental health; psychosocial rehabilitation.