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Partners in Health Curriculum Toolkit

PIH's collection of tools to build community-based systems of mental health care.
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Implementation
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Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Cochrane Mental Health

Cochrane Global Mental Health provides input and training on evidence synthesis and implementation activities relevant to mental health in LMICs.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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A blind spot on the global mental health map: A scoping review in Central and Eastern Europe

This paper argues that to date the Global Mental Health community has overlooked an important region of the global North, however, where attention is urgently needed.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Alcohol and the Sustainable Development Goals

This report discusses how alcohol is a major obstacle to achieving 12 out of 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
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mhGAP Intervention Guide

The mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders
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Screening/diagnostic tools
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Task sharing
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
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mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG)

WHO and UNHCR present a new guide to mental, neurological and substance use conditions in humanitarian emergencies
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Implementation
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Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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mhGAP Intervention Guide - Version 2.0

mhGAP Intervention Guide - Version 2.0 for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings.
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Screening/diagnostic tools
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Task sharing
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
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MANI Media Resource on Suicide

Stepping up the fight against stigmatization of mental illnesses and actively campaigning to improve mental health awareness in West Africa.
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Health promotion
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Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building
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Mapping global practice: healing communities, transforming society

A report by the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and the War Trauma Foundation on mental health, psychosocial support and peacebuilding.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Human rights
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WHO QualityRights Tool Kit

The WHO QualityRights tool kit provides countries with practical information and tools for assessing and improving quality and human rights standards in mental health and social care facilities.
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Evaluation
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Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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WHO QualityRights Guidance & Training

The WHO Quality rights initiative has published 15 key training and guidance materials to transform these recommendations into practical on the ground solutions.
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Evaluation
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Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Drug policy in Africa: Health and human rights

This IDPC advocacy note attempts to provide a non-exhaustive overview of how current drug policies in Africa violate universal human rights.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
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Costs, effects and return on investment of scaling up mental health services in low and middle income countries

This is a policy brief on "Costs, effects and return on investment of scaling up mental health services in low- and middle-income countries" by Emerald.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in LMICs

This article and accompanying policy brief identify “best practice” and “good practice” interventions that can feasibly be delivered in low- and middle-income countries, to aid the identification of resource efficiencies and allocation in LMICs.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
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The WHO Alcohol, Smoking and Substance involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) Package

The WHO ASSIST Package contains three manuals concerning the management of substance abuse.
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Health promotion
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Detection and diagnosis
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Alcohol and substance use in humanitarian and post-conflict situations

This article presents an overview of the problem and existing assessment and intervention tools to address substance use in conflict and post-conflict situations and provides a set of recommendations to address this important public health matter.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Human rights
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Interventions and approaches to integrating HIV and mental health services: a systematic review

Existing evidence, although limited, suggest that integrating HIV and mental health services may be linked to improved patient and service delivery outcomes in diverse settings.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
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Round-up of our #MHPSSMatters campaign for #RefugeeWeek

Rounding up our successful 2017 World Refugee Day/Refugee Week campaign in which we teamed up with MHPSS.net and others around the 'net to show how mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) can help support refugees and host communities.
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Health promotion
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Human rights
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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.
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Implementation
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Bettercare Maternal Mental Health book

The Bettercare Maternal Mental Health book is ideal for doctors, nurses and social workers involved with supporting and caring for mothers during the perinatal period.
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Training
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Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Lancet Health in Humanitarian Crises series

The Lancet’s Health in Humanitarian Crises series focuses on how to improve the effectiveness of health responses in humanitarian crises.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Drug dependence treatment in China: A policy analysis

This IDPC briefing paper provides an analysis of the current drug treatment system in China and offers recommendations for ensuring its effectiveness.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Gender and drug policy: Exploring global innovative approaches to drug policy and incarceration

This series shares examples of innovative approaches that incorporate a gender perspective and the principles of public health and human rights into drug policy.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Under the radar: The mental health of Australian university students

Orygen has released a report showing mental health of university students in Australia has been largely ignored.
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Policy and advocacy
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Between Borders Resource Repository

A comprehensive collection of reports and articles focused on MHPSS, human insecurity, and forced displacement.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Training, education and capacity building
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Strengthening the Case for Investing in Canada’s Mental Health System: Economic Considerations

This report highlights nine important Canadian studies that underscore the cost offsets of investing in evidence-based approaches.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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MHIN Celebrates World Health Day 2017

A snapshot of MHIN's World Health Day activities and contributions from our community to celebrate World Health Day 2017, with the theme Depression: Let's Talk.
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Policy and advocacy
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Advocacy
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Depression around the World

A collection of stories from 35 countries providing a range of views on depression in honour of World Health Day 2017.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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IFRC Psychosocial Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

The IFRC Psychosocial Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework identifies and ensures best practice throughout IFRC global psychosocial programmes.
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Evaluation
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Training, education and capacity building
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Promoting Positive Environments for Women and Girls: Guidelines for Women and Girls Friendly Spaces in South Sudan

Guidelines on how positive environments and spaces for women and girls can best be established and managed in the context of South Sudan.
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Training
Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Training, education and capacity building

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