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Voices from the field: Mental health and primary care in Benue State, Nigeria

Philip Ode shares his experiences as Project Coordinator of the Benue State Comprehensive Community Mental Health Programme in Nigeria, which is rapidly scaling up mental health services in primary care facilities.
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Evidence in the face of adversity: studying psychological interventions in humanitarian settings

Communities affected by adversity, including those facing challenges caused by major humanitarian emergencies, need effective psychological interventions but there is a lack of practical and available tools to help large numbers of people.
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Flag of University of Cape Town at half-mast to honour Esidimeni victims

The University of Cape Town (UCT) flies its flag to mourn 94 mentally ill patients who lost their lives under the care of 27 illegal NGOs.
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The Friendship Bench therapy- why has it been so successful?

This blog addresses our Friendship Bench innovation and explores the recent results and reasons for its success.
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Perinatal Mental Health: A Call to Action

The Maternal Health Task Force's Sarah Hodin describes the global state of perinatal mental health services and invites researchers in the field to contribute to a forthcoming series of articles.
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Responding to emotional distress as a result of exposure to war and displacement

This blog discusses a potentially scalable approach to addressing the many mental health needs of the millions of people displaced as a result of war around the world today.
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#YearInReview2016

Reflections on a landmark year for global mental health
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Project Report from PRIDE: Engaging young people with mental health in India

Project Report from PRIDE: Engaging young people with mental health in India
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MHIN Africa showcases mental health innovations at WPA2016

MHIN Africa's Asanda Mcoyana describes November's network launch successes.
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Neurociencia Global - Global Neuroscience

Laura Lozano Montes thinks it's time for Public Health and Science to join forces. Her blog can be viewed in Spanish and English.
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Catching up on MHIN Africa’s successful launch webinar

Asanda Mcoyana shares the highlights of the webinar to mark the launch of MHIN Africa, and outlines how you can get involved and help shape the future of African mental health care.
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What we learned about the Global Burden of Disease?

This blog discusses some of the key findings of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2015.
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Invisible wounds: Mental health among displaced people and refugees

This blog explores mental health among displaced people and refugees.
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Tackling poverty and mental health – what we know and what we can do

Dr Iris Elliott from the Mental Health Foundation explores what we know and what we can do to tackle poverty and mental health
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WHO’s push for addressing mental health

Jackie Garrick reflects on WHO’s recent Mental Health Gap Forum in Geneva, October 2016
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Mental health services in situations of conflict, fragility and violence: What to do?

Patricio V. Marquez and Melanie Walker from the World Bank Group discuss whether mental health service delivery can be integrated with crisis response, cost effectiveness of these interventions and scepticism.
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Three exciting launch events lined up for MHIN Africa

MHIN Africa reveal their upcoming launch activities.
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#GMHTopFive: Twitter accounts to follow for #globalmentalhealth updates

Five Twitter accounts to follow for #globalmentalhealth updates
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Celebrate World Mental Health Day 2016 with MHIN

Learn more about this year's World Mental Health Day theme on psychological and mental health first aid by exploring innovations and resources on MHIN.
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