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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

National Mental Health Strategy

Psixiatriya yardımı haqqında Azərbaycan Respublikasının Qanunu

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Out-patient Unit

Out-patient Unit

Out-patient Unit has been established at Mental Health Centre in 2012. Its main objective is scaling-up services related to diagnostics, treatment and prevention of various mental disorders for adult patients.

Due to the activity of the unit services became more accessible and affordable for patients. Any patient applying for care can get comprehensive assessment and out-patient treatment.

Everyone has access to diagnostics and interventions meeting international standards as well as to information about various aspects of mental health provided by experienced professionals

Our multidisciplinary team

  • Psychiatrist is a qualified medical practitioner specialized in the diagnosis, psychological, pharmacological and psychosocial treatment of mental and behavioral disorders. In contrast to other specialists psychiatrist can administer medicines for treatment various psychiatric disorders
  • Clinical Psychologist is a mental health professional who applies methods of psychology for understanding, preventing, and relieving psychological distress or dysfunction as well as promoting subjective well-being and personal development. Clinical psychologist uses various methods of psychotherapy to treat mental health problems and promote personal growth
  • Mental health social worker is a helping professional working to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of an individual, group, or community through various psychosocial interventions and to advocate with services to ensure that the special needs of people with mental disorders are addressed properly.
  • Neurologist is a medical professional specialized on diagnostics and treatment of neurological disorders. In contrast to psychiatrist dealing with mental disorders (depression, anxiety, schizophrenia) neurologist treats diseases caused by lesion of particular parts of CNS or PNS (neuritis, neuralgias, strokes, etc.)
  • Psychiatric Nurse is a mental health professional concerned with the prevention, treatment and nursing care of people of all ages who are suffering from mental and behavioral disorders and its effects.

The strength of our team are reciprocal skills of professionals, joint discussions and task solution, mutual accountability and the shared goal which is comprehensive care for patients and their families.

Main principles of our team work?

  • Highest quality and efficiency of care provided
  • Trust and partnership with clients
  • Addressing rights and best interests of patients and their families
  • Confidentiality and anonymity within care provision
  • Comprehensive approach focused on individual needs

What do we do?

  • Evaluation and counseling of people applying for care
  • Diagnostics of mental disorders in accordance with ICD-10
  • Psychometric assessment with special tools
  • Patients and their families' needs assessment
  • Development of individual treatment plan
  • Pharmacological treatment of various mental disorders
  • Psychotherapy (IPT, CBT, Group Therapy)
  • Case-management and early intervention
  • Monitoring of patients' mental status, interventions and service out-comes
  • Increasing awareness in mental health
  • Referral to psychiatric hospitals
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