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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.
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Partnership for global mental health

CBM International's Julian Eaton comments on the iNGO's collaborations with global multilateral agencies, service users and other partnerships to advance evidence for global mental health
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#NGOs4MentalHealth: What can NGOs contribute?

MHIN's Grace Ryan introduces the #NGOs4MentalHealth series
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Young people and the future

This blog discusses what it means to be youth, and what can be done to improve physical and mental health, and later life outcomes of adolescents today.
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Projects in Africa, Asia, Haiti Demonstrate Effective, Affordable Mental Health Treatment, Earn Next Step Scale-Up Funding

GCC announces a major scale up investment to be matched by partners for six innovative projects based in Africa, Asia and Haiti
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Mothering a child with a mental health problem

Personal story from Uganda that brings life to the already shattering mental health statistics
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Healing invisible wounds of the Syrian conflict

Mental health services are becoming more widely available than ever before to the Syrian population in spite of the crisis. Dale Gavlak reports.
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​Mental health support: 'We need to help people come out of the shadows'

The Guardian Global Development Professionals Network summary of their live Q & A with global mental health experts
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How Farm Radio & Dr. Stan Kutcher Increased the Availability of an Essential Medicine in Malawi and Tanzania

Five key reasons why Farm Radio International was able to achieve the support of policy makers and influence policy decisions through their innovation
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What a year it's been for Global Mental Health

A summary of Mental Health Innovation Network and Global Mental Health achievements in 2015
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3 Reasons You Don't Need a Website

MHIN's Grace Ryan explains how you can build a web presence without breaking the bank.
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‘Friendship Bench’ tackles mental health and HIV in Zimbabwe, and beyond?

MHIN's country visit to the Friendship Bench, Zimbabwe, to plan for scale and sustainability
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The unheard voices

This Human Rights Day, Georgia Lockwood Estrin reflects on the importance of the voices of service users - the main message of the Global Mental Health Summit held in Mumbai, India.
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A small step towards big data in mental health

This blog provides details of the pilot mental health prevalence survey conducted in Vientiane Capital in 2014-15 jointly by the Lao PDR Ministry of Health, BasicNeeds and the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research.
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