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Second Mental Disability Law Conference, University of Nottingham, 26-27 June 2018: Announcement and Call for Papers — UK

Excellent conference outline below — very happy to see the deliberate inclusion of human rights and those with lived experiences at a mental health conference especially one regarding policy & law! See below for description and call for papers. Please … Continue reading

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FACEMI — National Forum for Families and Persons with Mental Illness — India

From our member in India:  Dr. Nirmala Srinivasan (Ashoka Fellow) has set up the first National Forum for Families and Persons with Mental Illness in India. FACEMI National Network — FAmilies AllianCE on Mental Illness. Please see contact and website … Continue reading

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‘Asylum’ British Law Prevails in Turks & Caicos — Turks & Caicos

See below for Part II from “What is the Law?” by Courtenay Barnett, Lawyer in Turks & Caicos who continues to fight the fight for individuals in Turks & Caicos “imprisoned for the ‘crime’ of being mentally ill”. Outdated laws … Continue reading

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Movement for Global Mental Health – Dec Issue — Worldwide

Movement for Global Mental Health, December issue — see link below. Please note the Peer Network is being set up and details are in the newsletter. The 5th Global Mental Health Summit is fast approaching and will take place 8-9 … Continue reading

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Movement for Global Mental Health Nov Newsletter — Worldwide

From the Movement for Global Mental Health — November 2017 Newsletter See link below. As always, many thanks to our member Charlene Sunkel for her amazing work in mental health! November newsletter also contains articles from our members and photos … Continue reading

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Gender Based Violence and Mental Health video — KOSHISH — Nepal

Excellent video describing gender based violence and mental health in Nepal. From our member in Nepal — Matrika Devkota, chairperson for KOSHISH. Thank you for sending to us Matrika. Please share and help however you can.

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Global Mental Health – Prevention and Promotion (new publication) — Global

Thank you to Dr. Sabine Bahrer-Kohler for advance notice on the upcoming publication of her book “Global Mental Health – Prevention and Promotion” with a foreword by UN Special Rapporteur Prof. Puras. At MHWW, we strongly advocate for a human … Continue reading

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Movement for Global Mental Health Newsletter — worldwide

From the Movement for Global Mental Health — October 2017 Newsletter See link below. Also links to receive the newsletter via email and the website link which has numerous resources and information. Please note the newsletter now also has space at … Continue reading

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WHO QualityRights Initiative Training and Guidance Modules — Worldwide

From our colleagues at the WHO. Please find the latest materials and resources connected to the WHO QualityRights Initiative via the link below. Excellent resources that can be accessed and used free of charge! Thank you for this incredible work WHO … Continue reading

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BasicNeeds Merges with CBM —- United Kingdom

Thank you to Adrian Sell, CEO, BasicNeeds for sending us the announcement regarding the recent merger of BasicNeeds with CBM. Please see below for more information on this exciting merger.  People living with mental illness in low-and middle-income countries are … Continue reading

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