A service user's perspective

Author: 
Charlene Sunkel
Publication date: 
26 January 2017

To address the alarming rate of excess mortality in persons with severe mental disorders (SMD), a multidimensional approach is the way to go, provided that communication and collaboration with the overall health system is effected and that it further extends to community-based, peer support and advocacy organizations which are providing psychosocial rehabilitation and support services.