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Addressing a silent disparity – for the price of two cups of coffee

On the first World Maternal Mental Health Day, the Thinking Healthy programme addresses perinatal depression for US$10 per woman per year
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Young gay and bisexual men six times more likely to attempt suicide than older counterparts

Young gay and bisexual men are at significantly greater risk of poor mental health than older men in that group, according to new research published in the Journal of Public Health
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What do we get back by investing in mental health?

Summary of results from recent Lancet Psychiatry paper Scaling-up treatment of depression and anxiety: a global return on investment analysis
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Out of the Shadows, spoken word by Shane Green

Spoken word piece summarising the World Bank - World Health Organization Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Priority by Grand Challenges Canada's Director of Programs, Dr Shane Green
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Mental health parity in the Global Health and Development agenda

WBG and WHO explore the consequences of leaving mental disorders out of the health dialogue in the lead up to the "Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority" event.
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Announced: Innovations to show World Financial Leaders affordable mental health care is possible

Over 50 mental health innovations will be showcased in Washington D.C. on 13 April 2016
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World financial leaders: Improve the mental health and wealth of your nation

Innovation Fair to showcase effective, affordable mental health care
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Communication is key to scale up

MHIN's visit to the Family Networks Programme in Pakistan shows the importance of communicating stories to engage policymakers
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All-Party Parliamentary Group advises NGOs to make mental health a priority

Highlights of the February 2016 APPG meeting on the role of NGOs in global mental health
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Women helping women to help prevent post-natal depression

This International Women's Day (March 2016), a GCC-funded project in Rwanda sheds some light about the connections women have developed through the project.
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NGOs left with responsibility for supporting the mental health needs of torture survivors

IRCT projects taking place in the Great Lakes region in Africa place a strong emphasis on social counselling groups, which facilitate the discussion of issues old and new within communities and often contribute to improving the mental health
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Let’s not forget older people when delivering mental health and dementia services

Older people with mental health issues too often fall by the wayside in low and middle income countries and do not receive the assessments, help and services they sorely need, aggravating their health issues.
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Tackling mental ill health: The time is now

Jess McQuail from BasicNeeds encourages NGOs, policy makers, global funders to join together to invest in mental health and in turn improve lives.