Displaying 1 - 30 of 40

Pages

node teaser-image

Policy Brief: Young People Will Transform Global Mental Health

Produced by the Young Leaders for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development, this Policy Brief embodies the principles of Youth participation and calls policy makers to action with key recommendations to prioritise global action on mental health for young people.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
node teaser-image

Policy Brief: Mental health for global prosperity

MHIN policy brief prepared for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos 2019.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Policy Brief: Mental Health and Human Rights

MHIN policy brief prepared for Human Rights Day 2018 observed every year on the 10th of December.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
node teaser-image

Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit: Declarations and Recommendations

These resources are outputs from the Global ministerial Mental Health Summit that took place between the 9th and 10th of October in London. While the recommendations are for ministers, the declarations summarise the commitments that were made during the landmark event.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
node teaser-image

WHO Preventing suicide: a community engagement toolkit (2018)

This toolkit follows on from the World Health Organization (WHO) report Preventing suicide: a global imperative (WHO, 2014) by providing practical steps for engaging communities in suicide prevention activities.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

WHO Preventing suicide: a community engagement toolkit Pilot version 1.0 (2016)

This toolkit is a step-by-step guide for communities to engage in suicide prevention activities, acknowledging the critical role communities can play in preventing suicide.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Mental health action plan 2013 - 2020

The action plan recognizes the essential role of mental health in achieving health for all people. It is based on a life-course approach, aims to achieve equity through universal health coverage and stresses the importance of prevention.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Investing in Mental Health: Evidence for Action

WHO report on the need to invest in mental health.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
node teaser-image

WHO 'Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative' Report

The report provides a global knowledge base on suicide and suicide attempts as well as actionable steps for countries based on their current resources and context to move forward in suicide prevention.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
node teaser-image

WHO Group Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) for Depression

With this new manual, part of WHO’s mhGAP programme, the WHO gives guidance on the use of interpersonal therapy (IPT) using a 8 session group protocol.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Building Back Better

Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Linking Mental Health & NCD Priorities

This resource was developed by members of the World Federation for Mental Health, Mental Health Innovation Network and NCD Alliance to support advocacy by global health advocates seeking integration of Mental Health into policy, processes and actions to prevent and control NCDs.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
node teaser-image

WHO Mental Health ATLAS 2017

The Mental Health Atlas 2017 acquires new importance as it is providing information and data on the progress towards the achievement of objectives and targets of the Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013–2020.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
node teaser-image

Drug dependence treatment in China: A policy analysis

This IDPC briefing paper provides an analysis of the current drug treatment system in China and offers recommendations for ensuring its effectiveness.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
node teaser-image

MHIN Celebrates World Health Day 2017

A snapshot of MHIN's World Health Day activities and contributions from our community to celebrate World Health Day 2017, with the theme Depression: Let's Talk.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Stories of Change from Global Mental Health Innovators

How six innovators left their mark on mental health policy in low- and middle-income countries.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Psychological First Aid: Supporting people following crisis events

This is a flyer describing Psychological First Aid: supporting people following crisis events.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Global Mental Health: sharing and synthesizing knowledge for sustainable development

Global Mental Health: sharing and synthesizing knowledge for sustainable development.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Mental health funding and the SDGs

New report on global mental health funding by ODI
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

APEC Roadmap to Promote Mental Wellness in a Healthy Asia Pacific (2014-2020)

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), which includes the US, Canada, Australia, China and 17 other countries included a Roadmap to Promote Mental Wellness in a Healthy Asia Pacific (2014-2020) in the official declaration of their 26th annual meeting.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
node teaser-image

Out of the Shadows: Making mental health a global development priority

Authored by Seth Mnookin (MIT), this report is a product of almost two years of activities of a Working group chaired by Arthur Kleinman (Harvard University Asia Centre). This report was first presented during the keynote panel of a World Bank Group/ World Health Organization high-level meeting on making mental health a global development priority.
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Psychosocial support in the context of Zika virus

This document describes guidance for a supportive response by healthcare providers (e.g. physicians, nurses), focusing primarily on women affected by Zika virus infection during pregnancy and their families, for their mental health and psychosocial needs.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Democratising Mental Health

Democratising Mental Health is a short documentary film (9 mins) set in Nepal told from a patient perspective
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

How can mental health care be improved in India?

Explanation of how mental health care can be improved, and the coverage of services expanded to the greater population in India
Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
node teaser-image

Suicide First Aid Guidelines - Sri Lanka

These guidelines are designed to help members of the public in the Sri Lanka to provide first aid to someone who is at risk of suicide. The role of the first aider is to assist the person until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

People and People - Out of the Shadows

Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Advocacy
node teaser-image

Suicide First Aid Guidelines - India

These guidelines are designed to help members of the public in India to provide first aid to someone who is at risk of suicide. The role of the first aider is to assist the person until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Suicide First Aid Guidelines - Japan

These guidelines are designed to help members of the public in Japan, to provide first aid to someone who is at risk of suicide. The role of the first aider is to assist the person until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Suicide First Aid Guidelines - Philippines

These guidelines are designed to help members of the public in the Philippines to provide first aid to someone who is at risk of suicide. The role of the first aider is to assist the person until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Page type: 
Training
Approach: 
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
node teaser-image

Mental Health Atlas 2014

Page type: 
Policy and advocacy
Approach: 
Policy and legislation

Pages