Dr Julian Eaton
Psychiatrist and CBM Mental Health Advisor, Togo
Dr Julian Eaton, a British psychiatrist, is a mental health advisor for CBM in West Africa. His task is to support projects that include Community Mental Health in their work, some Community-Based Rehabilitation and some specialist psychosocial health services.
Dr. Eaton works with stakeholders including service users in psychosocial health services to help them advocate more effectively, and supports governments to improve their policies and in the implementation of those policies.
Dr Eaton and his wife Polly, an occupational therapist, came to Africa after completing specialist training in the UK as they wanted to work in development, and began in southeast Nigeria working with a local psychosocial health project. They now live in Lomé, Togo, where Julian works in the CBM Regional Office.