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Art is the Medicine by Dawn Marie Marchand presented by REDx Talks — Canada

“Art is the Medicine” by Dawn Marie Marchand See vimeo link https://vimeo.com/168471495 for a very powerful 15 minute video “Art is the Medicine”. Profound on many levels – Dawn Marie talks about her own suicide thoughts, using art as her … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – 10th Annual Bamenda Conference Disability and Rehabilitation — Cameroon

The 10th Annual Bamenda Conference on Disability and Rehabilitation November 24 and 25, 2016 Location: TBA, Bamenda, North West Region, Cameroon Theme: “Let’s get to know the Sustainable Development Goals; The contributions of disability and rehabilitation to achieving the SDGs” The annual Bamenda … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?: Finding My Voice in a System That Stole It — Scotland

Book written by Angela McCrimmon –  “Can You Hear Me Now?: Finding My Voice in a System That Stole It” All profits are going to mental health advocacy and she has been  Nominated for Health Champion Hero Award 2016. Angela’s writing was … Continue reading

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8th International Disability Law Summer School — Ireland

The 8th Annual International Disability Law Summer School is fast approaching. Many of our members have attended and highly recommend this program! See their website for more information.  The programme for the 8th International Disability Law Summer School is now … Continue reading

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International Diploma program now accepting applications — India

Applications are now being accepted for this year’s International Diploma on Mental Health, Human Rights and Law program. Many of our members have taken this program and we highly recommend it! Please contact us at info@mentalhealthworldwide.com if you would like … Continue reading

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Non-presentation of Mental Health Bill — Zambia

From our member Sylvester Katotnoka, Executive Director, Mental Health Users Network of Zambia and Disability Rights Watch Zambia. We would all like to express our deep concern that the Zambian Ministry of Health continues to disregard mental health. The current … Continue reading

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Plight of mental health rehabilitation — Zambia

From Zambia:  THE PLIGHT OF MENTAL HEALTH REHABILITATION It is said that “Mental Health is Real Health” and one would never appreciate this fact until they know what really mental health is all about. Mental Health can basically be understood … Continue reading

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Gregoire Ahongbonon: Freeing people chained for being ill W. Africa

Excellent article by BBC. Gregoire Ahongbonon: Freeing people chained for being ill. In West Africa. Saint Camille Association. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35586177?SThisFB STOP CHAINING!!  We couldn’t agree with Gregoire Ahongbonon more: “In the third millennium the fact that we can find people in … Continue reading

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Post-Doc Research Assistant in Global Mental Health —- U of Sheffield

From our friend and colleague Dr. China Mills at U of Sheffield. Looking for post-doc research assistant in global mental health. See link below for more information.  http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AMW185/post-doctoral-research-assistant-in-global-mental-health/ www.routledge.com/books/details/9781848721609/ Blog www.madinamerica.com/author/cmills Papers and presentations: http://usheffield.academia.edu/ChinaMills  

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8th International Summer School Disability Law & Policy — Ireland

8th International Summer School on Disability Law & Policy  20-24 June (inclusive) Centre for Disability Law & Policy National University of Ireland (Galway) THEME: ‘Civil Society as Agents of Change’  Email: disabilitysummerscho@nuigalway.ie  We are delighted to make this pre-announcement of the next International … Continue reading

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