Mental health work carried out in the health and social services and other sectors in the community. To achieve a good offer to users it is important that municipalities have expertise on mental health.
Mental health is both a field of knowledge and practice fields. It also includes work at the system level as prevention, educational and other work to combat stigma and discrimination (Prop. 1 S (2010-2011), Health and Care, p 201).
SINTEF is responsible for quality assurance, compile and analyse information regarding resource allocation in mental health care as municipal annual reports to the Health Directorate.