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Mental Health for Sustainable Development: The joint All-Party Parlimentary Report launched

In this blog, Marguerite Regan, MHIN knowledge Exchange Officer, discusses the new Mental Health report which was published by the the Global Health and Mental Health All-Party Parlimentary groups.
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Eliminating Violence Against Women: The Key to Better Mental Health?

Karen Devries, a social epidemiologist from the Gender, Violence, Health Centre (LSHTM), discusses the relationship between violence against women and mental health
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A content analysis of Global Mental Health from a policy perspective

This blog gives a background and summary of a report produced by the Overseas Development Institute, which characterises mental health as a policy issues and recommends engagement strategies for the Mental Health Innovation Network and global mental health community.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Evolving concepts of care for the mentally ill In the Middle East: How can the SDG help?

Dr. Loza, a Consultant Psychiatrist from Egypt, discussed the current crisis in care for people with mental illness in the Middle East, and how the SDGs can help make this a priority.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: No Sustainable Development Without Mental Health

Ananada Galappatti, a medical anthropologist, who has worked primarily with mental health and community services in the context of conflict, disaster and poverty, argues why there cannot be sustainable development without mental health.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Why mental health should not lose out to physical health

Dr Alison Strang, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International Health and Development, argues why mental health should not lose out to physical health on the post-2015 global development agenda
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Good Mental Health - of fundaMental Importance to the SDGs

ODI's Jessica MacKenzie discusses why mental health must be a priority in the post-2015 SDGs
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Why Mental Health is FundaMental to the upcoming SDGs

#FundaMentalSDG Campaign Officer Nicole Votruba explains why mental health must be included in the plans for the next 15 years global development
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A decade of Grand Challenges

A recap of the recent Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, and how mental health featured on the agenda.
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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 5

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what the theme of 'living with schizophrenia' means to them.
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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 4

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what the theme of 'living with schizophrenia' means to them.
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What better way to spend World Mental Health Day? Understanding policy influence in mental health.

Jessica Mackenzie, a Reserach Fellow at ODI, shares some key take home points from a recent policy engagement workshop run with GCC grantees in Seattle.
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The Friendship Bench: What we're learning through implementing a trial to address common mental disorders in primary care in Zimbabwe

In this post, Dixon Chibanda discusses the ‘Friendship Bench Project’, a brief psychological intervention delivered by lay health workers for common mental disorders.
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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 3

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what this year's theme of 'Living with Schizophrenia' means to them.
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Going Global with 7 Canadian Mental Health Examples

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston shares her experiences working with seven Canadian innovative intiatives. This blog is a part of the collection of innovations launched for Canada's Mental Illness Awareness Week.
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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 2

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what this year's theme of 'Living with Schizophrenia' means to them.
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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 1

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what the theme of 'living with schizophrenia' means to them.
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Democratising capacity strengthening in research and practice

This week, we celebrate the theme of capacity building in research and practice, as Dr Erica Frank, founder of NextGenU, an online innovation in capacity building for health care practice, takes part in MHIN’s first webcast.
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Reflections on SOCAP's First Mental Health Panel

Darla Brewer, Health Theme Coordinator for SOCAP14, reflects on this year's mental health panel and highlights that take home message that investing in mental health is key.
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What's all the buzz about social entrepreneurship and global mental health?

Social entrepreneurship and global mental health: "At the intersection of money and meaning."
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