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Integration of Mental Health and HIV Interventions: UNAIDS and WHO

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This publication emphasizes the importance of integrating HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care; mental health services and care for people living with HIV and key and other vulnerable populations, including linkages to social protection services.
It provides a compilation of tools, best practices and guidelines that facilitate the integration of interventions and services to address the interlinked issues of mental health and HIV.
Although focus is on integration of mental health with HIV services, the considerations may be relevant to other services, including HIV comorbidities such as tuberculosis, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections.
This publication is primarily intended for national and local policy-makers; global, regional, country and local programme implementers; organizations working in and providers of health, HIV, mental health and other relevant services; civil society;
and community-based and community-led organizations and advocates. It brings together and refers to existing HIV and mental health, psychosocial support and other service provision guidelines, recommendations and tools.