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9th International Disability Law School NUI — Galway

Many MHWW members will be participating in the 9th International Disability Law Summer School next week at NUI in Galway. So excited to see this year’s theme on psychosocial disability!! Have a great week and here’s hoping many wonderful discussions … Continue reading

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5th Global Mental Health Summit MGMH — Johannesburg

The 5th Global Mental Health Summit is now open for registration. Please attend if you can. Takes place February 2018 in Johannesburg – see link below for details. Our own Charlene Sunkel is the principal coordinator and contact person. Great … Continue reading

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MIT Solve Brain Health Initiative — Massachusetts

Please see letter below from Timothy Maurer regarding MIT’s Solve Brain Health Initiative. Please distribute to your networks and participate as much as possible: I am reaching out to you today to invite members of the Mental Health Worldwide community … Continue reading

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Special Rapporteur report regarding mental health and human rights — the World

Latest report from the Special Rapporteur regarding mental health and human rights. http://reliefweb.int/report/world/report-special-rapporteur-right-everyone-enjoyment-highest-attainable-standard-0

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The need to stop chaining continues … around the globe

Link below from In2MH on Facebook. We continue to need ‘stop chaining’ campaigns in Mental Health. Stigma, lack of information, lack of resources and programs continue to leave people resorting to desperate measures. http://m.phnompenhpost.com/national/chained-out-sight-desperate-families-often-keep-mentally-ill-relatives-squalid-conditions

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iPromise2 Campaign — USA

Mental Health Worldwide encourages increasing awareness and advocacy, and decreasing stigma and silence regarding mental health around the world. We are pleased to share with you the work and iPromise2 Campaign that has begun by a group in Florida. Please … Continue reading

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CRAZYWISE documentary and on-line town hall — USA

CRAZYWISE – new documentary looking at psychosis in a different light. See link below for media kit and register for the online town hall that will take place on March 22nd. Link to documentary is given to registrants. Make sure … Continue reading

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Calling on Immediate Action in S. Africa!! To President Zuma — S. Africa

To: President Zuma, Minister Dlamini and Minister Motsoledi 7 February 2017 Re: Esidimeni Crisis The Ubuntu Centre is a Disabled people’s Organization that represents the voice of people with psychosocial disabilities, users and survivors of psychiatry and mental health care … Continue reading

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No Guns: 94+ Silent Deaths and Still Counting — S. Africa

We are very saddened to learn of the tragedy and neglect and ultimate death of over 94 persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in South Africa. Because of reckless de-institutionalisation that was not implemented or supervised properly, people with psychosocial … Continue reading

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Bell Let’s Talk Day — Canada

Bell Let’s Talk Day – January 25 Raising awareness and funding for some Mental Health initiatives in Canada Great way to raise awareness & funds through social media! http://letstalk.bell.ca/en/

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