Stories of success at mhGAP Kashmir: What can we learn?
Victoria Nicholson is the Fundraising and Communications Officer at Carers Worldwide. Carers Worldwide works with local partner organisations in India, Nepal and Bangladesh to support and address the needs of unpaid family carers of persons who are sick, living with mental health conditions or living with disabilities. In this post, she addresses challenges and adaptations in supporting carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carers and front-line workers have reported increased anxiety and depressionOnline emotional support for carers
Supply of medication to treat mental illness has been impacted Working with local health services to source and distribute medication
Service providers need to consider response but also act fastFacilitating carer self-help groups over the phone
Valentina Iemmi and Jason Bantjes explain and put in context their recent review article examining the relationship between suicide and poverty in LMICs.
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.
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.
This blog discusses some of the key findings of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2015.
Dr Iris Elliott from the Mental Health Foundation explores what we know and what we can do to tackle poverty and mental health
This blog explores mental health among displaced people and refugees.
The Guardian Global Development Professionals Network summary of their live Q & A with global mental health experts
MHIN Africa reveal their upcoming launch activities.
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.
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.