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Infographic: Protecting mental health and wellbeing across the SDGs

This infographic highlights actions recommended by the Lancet Commission on global mental health and sustainable development.
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Implementation
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Advocacy
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Twitter Story: Rebalancing Power in Global Mental Health

This Twitter Story is from the Rebalancing Power in Global Mental Health symposium co-hosted at LSHTM with Fracarita International and CBM International on 22 March 2019 to critically deliberate the status of unequal power structures in the field and how these differences can be rebalanced using the #FutureGMH.
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Policy and advocacy
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mhGAP Intervention Guide - Version 2.0

mhGAP Intervention Guide - Version 2.0 for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings.
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Screening/diagnostic tools
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Task sharing
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
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Seminar: Rebalancing Power in Global Mental Health

This symposium marked the Centre for Global Mental Health's 10 year anniversary and explored the historical dominance in the global north of knowledge generation in global health.
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Health promotion
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WISH Report on Addressing Anxiety and Depression: A Whole System Approach

This report makes the case that a prioritized, focused approach to anxiety and depression can mitigate the risks of these conditions, and contribute to the health and wellbeing of any nation.
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Evaluation
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Advocacy
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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Infographic: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

This infographic shares three things you should know about child and adolescent mental health including what the numbers are, the life-course approach and how to break the cycle.
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Policy and advocacy
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Rebuilding Lives: MHPSS in Protracted and Post-Conflict Settings

This report is a culmination of the UNICEF and German Government's led mental health expert-level meeting "Rebuilding Lives: Addressing Needs, Scaling-up and Increasing Long-term Structural MHPSS Interventions in Protracted and Post-Conflict Settings"
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Implementation
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Human rights
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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PRIME Documentary: Hear Our Voices - Mental Health in a Developing World

Hear Our Voices is a feature length documentary set in Nepal, India, Ethiopia, Uganda and South Africa, told from a patient perspective.
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Policy and advocacy
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Infographic: Health Systems Strengthening for Mental Health

This infographic highlights three tools for rights-based mental health system reform.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
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Policy Brief: Mental health for global prosperity

MHIN policy brief prepared for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos 2019.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Can mental health treatments help prevent or reduce intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries?

This systematic review identified few studies evaluating the impact of mental health treatments on the prevention or reduction of intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries despite epidemiological research suggesting that this would be a beneficial direction for research and intervention. The conclusion calls for further research in diverse settings and with diverse populations.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Detection and diagnosis
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The CBM/BasicNeeds Self-Advocacy Tool Kit for Mental Health Service Users

A self-advocacy toolkit for people with MNS disorders, developed by Basic Needs and CBM.
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Policy and advocacy
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Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
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Humanitarian Hands-on Tool (HHoT)

A smartphone app, HHoT, provides step-by-step guidance on how to implement a disability inclusive emergency response. Launched in 2018 the HHoT app also includes specific guidance on the inclusion of people with psycho-social disabilities.
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Implementation
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Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Task sharing
Technology
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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UNICEF Operational Guidelines: Community-based mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings

UNICEF Operational Guidelines on Community-based mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: Three-tiered support for children and families.
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Health promotion
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Task sharing
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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UNICEF (2018) MHPSS in Emergencies Advocacy Brief

UNICEF promotes a holistic, community-based approach to child protection programming and further describes its approach, through an Advocacy Brief on MHPSS in Emergencies.
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Policy and advocacy
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Advocacy
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Policy Brief: Mental Health and Human Rights

MHIN policy brief prepared for Human Rights Day 2018 observed every year on the 10th of December.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Human rights
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World Mental Health Day 2018 Events

We have collated a list of World Mental Health Day Events happening in 2018 to mark World Mental Health Day.
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Health promotion
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Advocacy
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Human Rights Day 2018: Content Round-Up

A round-up of spotlight innovations, resources and organisations dedicated to protecting the rights of people with psychosocial disabilities
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Policy and advocacy
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Integrated care for people with long-term mental and physical health conditions in low-income and middle-income countries

This review describe the most relevant concepts and models of integrated care for people with chronic (or recurring) mental illness and comorbid physical health conditions, provides a conceptual overview and a narrative review of the strength of the evidence base for these models in high-income countries and in low-income and middle-income countries, and identifies opportunities to test the feasibility and effects of such integrated care models.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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The global burden of disease attributable to alcohol and drug use in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

This systematic review used data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2016 to calculate global and regional estimates of the prevalence of alcohol, amphetamine, cannabis, cocaine, and opioid dependence, and to estimate global disease burden attributable to alcohol and drug use between 1990 and 2016
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Systematic review of pathways to mental health care in Brazil

This review synthesizes qualitative and quantitative research about pathways to mental health care in Brazil.
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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WHO guidelines: Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders

These guidelines provide evidence-based, up-to-date recommendations to practitioners on how to recognize and manage comorbid physical and mental health conditions.
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Evaluation
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WHO Global status report on alcohol and health 2018

WHO’s Global status report on alcohol and health 2018 presents a comprehensive picture of alcohol consumption and the disease burden attributable to alcohol worldwide by WHO regions and World Bank income groups.
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Evaluation
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Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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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.
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Policy and advocacy
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Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
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mhGAP Operations Manual

This manual offers practical guidance and necessary tools for planning, preparing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating mhGAP.
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Evaluation
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An Invisible Crisis: Exploring Mental Health Needs in the Syrian and Iraqi Crisis

Médecins du Monde (MdM) marked World Mental Health Day (October 10th) with their latest publication highlighting the MHPSS needs of people affected by the protracted Syrian and Iraqi crises. The report offers recommendations and solutions for next steps.
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Health promotion
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Policy and legislation
Advocacy
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
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Policy Brief: The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development

MHIN policy brief prepared for the launch of the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development, published on World Mental Health Day 2018.
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Policy and advocacy
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Advocacy
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Policy Brief on Mental Health and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

MHIN policy brief prepared for "Time to Act on Global Mental Health", an event held in New York during the 2018 United Nations General Assembly.
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Policy and advocacy
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Advocacy
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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.
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Training
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Training, education and capacity building
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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.
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Training
Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building

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