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Suicide prevention webinar

Q&A on suicide prevention with Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director of WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Disorder: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Self-harm/suicide
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Dr Shekhar Saxena: Dialogues Between Neuroscience and Society-Global Mental Health and Neuroscience

Lecture by MHIN strategic adviser, Shekhar Saxena, Director, WHO Dept Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders.
Contributor(s): 
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Global mental health: reflections on how we got here and where we go next

Professor Vikram Patel gives reflections on how we got to global mental health as it is today and where we go next.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Human rights
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MHIN Africa launch webinar: "African mental health care stakeholders are more powerful together”

MHIN Africa kicks off its official launch with a webinar explaining why mental health stakeholders in Africa must join forces.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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SickKids Global Leadership Series: Dr Vikram Patel

Dr. Vikram Patel discusses Improving access to care for child mental disorders globally in this edition of the Global Leadership Series hosted by the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Task sharing
Technology
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Engaging young people in your mental health program - International Youth Day webinar

Michael Prosserman and Heather Gilberds discuss how they address youth mental health through their UNITY and Farm Radio programs.
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Technology
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Global Adolescent Health: Reducing Storm & Stress

Prof Helen Weiss describes the intersection between HIV and mental health in adolescence in her Inaugural Lecture at LSHTM.
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Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Training, education and capacity building
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[Series] Ask the Policy Expert: Cinthia Lociks de Araújo on Strengthening information systems and research, Brazil [in Spanish]

The 4th instalment in the series, presented by Cinthia Lockis of the Brazil MoH, focused on strengthening information systems, evidence, and research for mental health.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Technology
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Mental health: the world's forgotten crisis

This ODI #GlobalChallenges debate focuses on how we address and make progress on mental health around the world.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Eritrean refugees in Africa and the Middle East

An overview of issues around mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of Eritreans along the transit route from Eritrea to the North.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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[Series] Ask the Policy Expert: National suicide prevention strategies

Policy makers from Bhutan and Ireland speak about suicide prevention and their respective national strategies
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Disorder: 
Self-harm/suicide
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[New Series] Ask the Policy Expert: Dr Tedla Wolde-Giorgis, Ethiopia

Reforming Mental Health Services in Ethiopia to develop affordable, accessible and acceptable mental health services for all.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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[New Series] Ask the Policy Expert: Dr Rabih El Chammay, Lebanon

Against all odds, mental health reform in a country overwhelmed by a humanitarian crisis.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Leveraging and Creating Space to Work: Key Strategies of Ashoka Fellows working in LMIC Mental Health

On November 16th, 2015, the Social Entrepreneurship in Mental Health working group hosted a webinar to share key findings from intensive case studies with 5 internationally recognized innovators in LMIC mental health
Approach: 
Advocacy
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Introducing the Global Mental Health Communications Toolkit

An introduction to the Global Mental Health Communications Toolkit with illustrative examples by author Agnes Becker, MHIN Targeted Communications Manager.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Peer-Support Groups: Opportunities and Challenges from the UK and Uganda

Using examples from the Mental Health Foundation in the UK and the Brain Gain programme in Uganda, this webinar explored what we can do to help ourselves and each other in terms of self-management and peer support for mental health.
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Dignity & Independence: Re-imagining Ugandan Mental Health Care in the Post-Colonial Era.

Seminar in celebration of World Mental Health Day and Uganda's Independence Day
Contributor(s): 
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Seminar/Webinar: Preventing Suicide in Low Resources Settings

On September 10, MHIN and LSE Health held a seminar to mark World Suicide Prevention Day featuring Drs Jason Bantjes and Erminia Colucci.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Disorder: 
Self-harm/suicide
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Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children and their Families While Strengthening Health Systems

Discussion on best practice of responding to the specific mental health needs of children and their families through a health systems approach
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Advocacy
Disorder: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
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Seminar/Webinar: Poverty and Mental Disorders

Recording of the CGMH seminar on Poverty and Mental Disorders held at Kings College London featuring Prof Crick Lund, Dr Rochelle Burgess and Dr Maelenn Guerchet
Disorder: 
All disorders
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How to Assess Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs and Resources in Emergency Settings

In this webinar Drs Inka Weissbecker and Wietse A. Tol shared their knowledge and personal examples on the WHO-UNHCR toolkit for humanitarian settings
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
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Responding to the Global Dementia Challenge

Dementia is a now recognised as a global epidemic. On May 28th, Dr Tarun Dua shared her experiences on how the global mental health community is now responding to this challenge.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders
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Seminar/Webinar: Global Mental Health and the Research - Policy Interface

Global Mental Health seminar on 14th May at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
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Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs

Recorded by the Wilson Centre, this webcast discusses the need integrate mental health into maternal health programs.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Task sharing
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Mental health economics … demystified.

This Q&A session provided people an opportunity to pose and discuss questions about the health economic aspects of planned or ongoing work, covering everything from what is a ‘unit cost’ or a ‘QALY’, to how and when to collect cost information, to why be concerned about this topic at all.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Mental health of refugees in urban settings: a new challenge?

Dr. Peter Ventevogel, Senior Mental Health Expert from UNHCR, Geneva, discusses how to support mental health systems to cope with the emerging mental health and psychosocial needs of refugees living in urban settings.
Approach: 
Human rights
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Increasing awareness and knowledge of Bipolar Disorder

Mrs. Muffy Walker, Chairman of the International Bipolar Foundation, discusses the work that is being undertaken by her and others, through their grassroots organizations. This work offers people in more than 180 countries free, accessible services and programs.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
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A Tricky Liquid: challenges and opportunities in reducing harmful use of alcohol at national levels

Mr. Dag Rekve, technical officer from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the WHO, hosts a live question & answer webinar session to discuss how to effectively tackle the harmful effects of alcohol use at national levels.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
Alcohol/drug use disorders
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How to build a comprehensive Suicide Prevention Strategy: Dr. Alexandra Fleischmann

Dr. Alexandra Fleischmann, a scientist from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at WHO, hosts a live question and answer webinar session to discuss how to effectively build a comprehensive suicide prevention strategy.
Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Disorder: 
Self-harm/suicide
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Psychosocial Aspects of the Ebola Emergency and Response (Q&A with Dr Peter Hughes)

Webinar hosted by Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Peter Hughes, on the Psychosocial Aspects of the Ebola Emergency and Response
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Global Mental Health – Reflections on Past, Present, and Future

Dr. Richard Mollica shares his thoughts on the growing domain of global mental health: its past milestones, current developments/challenges and future directions, as part of the third webinar in the Global Integration series by Member Care Associates.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Developing Mental Health Services in Low Resource Countries

The second webinar in the Global Integration series by Member Care Associates, Dr. Paul Bolton discusses his collaborative work in developing mental health services in low resource countries in addition to his personal experiences and suggestions for working in the field.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Low prevalence, severe impact: What does global mental health have to offer people living with psychosis?

On Thursday 16th October the Centre for Global Mental Health hosted a live webinar to celebrate World Mental Health Day.
Approach: 
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
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NextGenU.org: How the world's first free university is globally democratizing health sciences education

A recording of MHINs first webinar, with Professor Erica Frank, founder of NextGenU.org.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Technology
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Social Entrepreneurship and Mental Health Interventions in Low Income Countries

In these videos from the Social Entrepreneurism in Mental Health webinar "Social Entrepreneurship and Mental Health in Low-Income Countries", social innovators Ananda Galappatti, Maha Helali, and Monira Rahman address key questions on expansion.
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Tackling alcohol: The Premium case study

Abhijit Nadkarni, Research Fellow at LSHTM, discusses the Premium project, which is working to understand the burden of alcohol use disorders in India as well as developing and evaluating interventions for alcohol use disorders in low resource settings.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
Alcohol/drug use disorders