Julian Eaton

Job role: 
Mental Health Advisor, Lecturer
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Julian Eaton, a British psychiatrist, is Senior Mental Health Advisor for CBM. His work involves engaging local actors to strengthen mental health systems, develop policy and legislation and guide implementation. He has published on issues relating to system strengthening, scaling up mental health services in low income countries and empowerment of service users.

He lived for 13 years in West Africa, in Nigeria and Togo, from where he worked in countries across the region. Since 2015 he has been studying for a PhD, working with MHIN, and acting as Lecturer, at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
Asia
Disorders of interest: 
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
All disorders
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

My contributions

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WHO toolkit for the care and support of people affected by Zika

This WHO Toolkit is for the care and support of people affected by the complications associated with Zika virus with the goal of enhancing country preparedness for Zika virus outbreaks.
Page type: 
Implementation
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Facilitating Mental Health Awareness and Community Engagement in Sierra Leone

Community Mental Health Forums to increase engagement and raise mental health awareness.
Region: 
Africa
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Disability
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Community Mental Health Case Studies Manual

Case Studies Manual for mental health programmes created by CBM and LSHTM
Page type: 
Evaluation
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Mental Health Scale Up Nigeria (mhSUN)

Use of existing mental health centres of excellence to support decentralised (district and primary care) services
Region: 
Africa
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Rehabilitation Intervention for people with Schizophrenia in Ethiopia (RISE)

CBR involves working with individuals, families and communities to improve the functioning and quality of life of people with schizophrenia.
Region: 
Africa
Population: 
Adults
Families and carers
Disability
Disorder: 
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
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Promoting mental health in the world’s poorest places – CBM UK and BasicNeeds UK to join forces!

We're thrilled to announce that CBM and BasicNeeds have joined forces to demonstrate the important role that the civil society sector can play in promoting access to good quality services, and realisation of human rights for person with psychosocial disabilities.
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'Breaking Walls, Building Bridges' : Mental Health Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe

This seminar provides a much needed insight of mental health in Central and Eastern Europe, an area of the world that has largely been overlooked in global mental health.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Mental health, stigma, and Neglected Tropical Diseases

CBM/MHIN's Julian Eaton explains the connection between NTDs, stigma, and mental health, and offers a range of options for evidence-based strategies to address these issues.
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#WHD2017 Depression: Let's Talk Podcast

A special-edition MHIN podcast in celebration of World Health Day 2017, featuring key speakers from the Centre for Global Mental Health discussing this year's theme of depression.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Task sharing
Technology
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Self-harm/suicide
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[#WHD2017 Africa Blog Series] Inspiring African innovations: Mental Health Scale Up Nigeria (mhSUN)

To celebrate World Health Day on April 7th, 2017, we've asked African mental health innovators to share with us the ideas behind their innovations as part of our blog series under the theme "Depression, Let's Talk".
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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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Partnership for global mental health

CBM International's Julian Eaton comments on the iNGO's collaborations with global multilateral agencies, service users and other partnerships to advance evidence for global mental health
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