So-Psy maintains dialogues with health care providers in Switzerland, health policy-makers and other associations involved in the field of mental health. It is fighting for official recognition of social psychiatry at both the cantonal and national levels. SSPS defends the interests of all partners in the field of social psychiatry.
So-Psy defends a vision of community-based mental disorder recovery founded upon scientific evidence integrating biological, psychological, and social dimensions. This vision involves multi-disciplinarity, clinical case management, a networked approach and cross-cutting funding for interventions.