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Minds at Play: Mental health support for hard-to-reach children in India during COVID-19

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Chronic illness and COVID-19: Psychological support for chronically ill patients in Biella, Italy

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Inclusive messaging: Supporting refugee mental health in the United States during COVID-19

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Making mental health essential: Madrid's emergency psychiatry response during COVID-19

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Community mental health: Experiences from Nairobi’s COVID-19 response

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Reaching rural communities: Mental health initiatives in eastern Nepal during COVID-19

Stories from the field: Blog posts from health care workers providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A call for coming together across sectors and agencies for children’s well-being and learning

In this blog, Ellen Pucke from Save the Children summarises the progress, successes and roadmap developed through a technical consultation meeting held in Jan 2020 on merging best practices and approaches for education, MHPSS and child protection.
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Appel à histoires (fermé) : Nous aimerions entendre vos histoires liées à la prestation de soutien en santé mentale pendant la pandémie du COVID-19

Le Mental Health Innovation Network, en collaboration avec le Département de la Santé mentale et des Toxicomanies de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé, lance un appel à soumission d’expériences globales de professionnels travaillant sans relâche pour assurer du soutien en santé mentale et en protection sociale tout en faisant face à la pandémie. Les services peuvent s’adresser aux personnes touchées par la pandémie ou aux personnes souffrant de troubles préexistants de santé mentale, ou encore à des handicapés psychosociaux.
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Convocatoria de historias: Queremos escuchar sus experiencias brindando apoyo en salud mental durante la pandemia de COVID-19

La Red de Innovación en Salud Mental (MHIN), en colaboración con el Departamento de Salud Mental y Uso de Sustancias de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, hace un llamado a la presentación de experiencias globales de proveedores de salud mental y asistencia social involucrados en el apoyo de salud mental a las personas durante el brote de COVID-19, personas afectadas por el brote, o personas con afecciones de salud mental preexistentes o discapacidades psicosociales.
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Call for stories (closed): We want to hear your experiences with delivering mental health support during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Mental Health Innovation Network, in collaboration with the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use at the World Health Organization, is calling for submission of global experiences of mental health and social care providers involved in mental health support to people during the COVID-19 outbreak either people affected by the outbreak or people with pre-existing mental health conditions or psychosocial disabilities.
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Why is there a treatment gap for depression? A case study from rural India

This blog discusses the treatment gap for depression via a case study from rural India and includes an infographic looking at recommendations for supporting people with psychological distress who are experiencing ongoing adversity.
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Welcoming 5 new Ember Innovators!

Last month, we announced the 7 projects Ember will be working with this year. Here's the full story! At the time, 7 projects was all Ember had the resources to work with. since then, there have been some very exciting developments. Read on for more details!
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HEART Talks: Mental Health Videos from Experts in the Field

This series of videos focuses on mental health and includes experts volunteering their time and expertise in exchange for the opportunity to present their ideas and share information on global mental health.
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Better mental health, and a better world

In this blog, Grace Ryan explains how the Learning Journey (led by MHIN in collaboration with K4D, for the UK Department for International Development) came about and what's coming next.
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From Ecuador to Ethiopia: Introducing Ember's 2020 partners

In 2019, Ember launched a call for grassroots mental health projects working in low and middle income countries to submit applications for a 12-month partnership to strengthen mental health innovation. 159 applications from projects in 48 countries were submitted, showcasing a wide range of perspectives, approaches, challenges and strengths. This announcement introduces the final seven projects selected and briefly describes the work they do in their countries.
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Our Top 5 Moments in 2019!

This blog is a summary of our Top 5 Moments in 2019, celebrating the end of an eventful year within the global mental health community.
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External actors offer opportunities to unlock additional resources for global mental health

Valentina Iemmi is a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Policy and PhD candidate in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In this blog, she shares the results of her PhD research exploring the role of international actors investing in global mental health in low and middle income countries.
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Mental health in Africa: The need for a new approach

Director of Royal African Society, Nick Westcott and Julian Eaton, Senior Advisor to the Mental Health Innovation Network reflect on the lessons learned from convening and holding the landmark 'Mental Health in Africa: Innovation and Investment' event on the 20th of November, 2019.
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