Friday, October 5, 2012

BBC Report on Psychiatric Institution in Ghana

Sunday, September 23, 2012

A Picture of Mental Health in Ghana

Basic Needs Ghana is an NGO in Ghana that has helped over 17,500 mentally ill people throughout to secure their basic rights and a life they can be proud of. This 2011 photo book provides a harrowing and heart wrenching account of the mentally ill inside Ghana.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Healing One Village at a Time - New York Times Article

Dr. Vikram Patel - a Leading Expert on Global Mental Health Gives a Riveting Lecture

Dr. Vikram Patel discusses the burden of mental health on the world and outlines a highly promising approach -- training members of communities to give mental health interventions, empowering ordinary people to care for others.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

NAMI | New National Strategy Launched for Suicide Prevention

NAMI | New National Strategy Launched for Suicide Prevention

New PSA - We All Have a Role to Play in Preventing Suicide

Centre for Mental Health Opens in India - will be a Regional Hub for South Asia

The Centre for Mental Health has been started by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in New Delhi. The centre will be a collaborative network of institutions in South Asia, with the shared goals of promoting research, building capacity and advocacy aimed at reducing inequalities in access to care and health outcomes.

The Hindu : Cities / Delhi : Research centre on mental health