Lagos MiND

What is Lagos MiND?

Based on the national philosophy of social justice and equity, the Lagos MiND is Lagos State’s Mental Health in Development project that is designed to:

  1. Serve as a platform for Mental Health Information, Education and Advocacy
  2. Create cross-collaboration and partnerships with Local and International Stakeholders in Mental Health
  3. Facilitate the adoption and delivery of the Mental Health Gap Action Plan (MHGap) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the State’s Primary Healthcare Board, in all Primary Health Centres
  4. Improved capacity and infrastructure for effective mental health systems and service delivery across the state

Mental Health Speech by the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Lagos State.

PROFESSOR AKIN ABAYOMI

Lagos State Mental Health Policy

Based on the national philosophy of social justice and equity, the Lagos State Mental Health Policy was developed to have sufficient strategies to tackle the mental health situation in the state.

A law to establish the Lagos state Mental Health Service, to provide for the protection and care of the mentally challenged, persons Suffering from substance abuse and for connected purposes.