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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‚Äôs 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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KOSHISH Newsletters and Publications — Nepal

Latest newsletter from our member organization in Nepal! Greetings from KOSHISH Organization. Link below will take you to archive newsletters and other publications by KOSHISH. And Congratulations to Matrika Devkota, Chairperson of KOSHISH, awarded with Ashoka Fellowship!! http://koshishnepal.org/publication/index  

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World Mental Health Day – October 10, 2016

The WHO has a number of links for psychological first aid resources/training on their website for World Mental Health Day October 10, 2016. Please see their website and link below for more information. http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/2016/en/    

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Letter to Governor by Courtenay Barnett — Turks and Caicos

Excerpts from letter by Courtenay Barnett, lawyer, Turks & Caicos Islands to Governor Peter Beckingham. Mr. Barnett has been strongly advocating for the rights of persons on the islands including those with mental health conditions. Please contact info@mentalhealthworldwide.com if you … Continue reading

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Calling on President John D Mahama to uphold MH Act and UN CRPD ratification — Ghana

The Accra Psychiatric Hospital in Ghana has been the site of many, many human rights violations reports. Yet there has been little change. Now there is talk of building a brand new psychiatric hospital?!! This indicates a lack of recognition … Continue reading

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