Tips to get mental health programs right

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CANBERRA — Mental health continues to play too small a role in development programs and assistance, according to Dr. Julian Eaton, a senior mental health adviser for CBM.

But how can donors and development organizations begin supporting better mental health services in developing countries? We have Eaton’s tips to shift development programs in the right direction.

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    Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Devex Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.