Concepts of Mental Health and Illness in Nursing

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What was the original name of National Center for Mental Health (NCMH)?

Insular Psychopathic Hospital

How many pavilions/cottages does NCMH currently occupy?


When did NCMH receive its ISO 9001:2008 certification?

December 2, 2015

Which institution is described as 'mandated to render a comprehensive range of quality mental health services nationwide'?

National Center for Mental Health (NCMH)

Where is the headquarters of the Philippine Mental Health Association located?

Quezon City

Which level of care in the health care system serves as a patient's first point of contact with a health professional who can provide outpatient medical care?


What type of services are included in the secondary level of health care in the Philippines?

Assessment, counselling, and prescription drugs

Where are most psychiatrists in the Philippines typically found?

Private practice

What is the primary focus of tertiary health care in the Philippines?

Specialized care for severe mental illness

What is the main challenge related to access to mental health facilities and institutions in the Philippines?

Uneven access throughout the country

Test your knowledge about mental health concepts, care delivery system, and levels of care in the Philippines' health care system. Explore the different tiers of health care and their roles in providing outpatient medical care and referrals to psychological services.

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