There is no health without mental health
People are talking about mental health now more than ever before. At United for Global Mental Health, we’re turning talk into action.
Our latest news
What have we learned at AIDS 2022?
UnitedGMH and its partners have conclusively shown it is possible to reduce the number of HIV infections and deaths if investment is made in mental health support.
Change is underway, and there is willingness from government, CSOs, UN agencies and funders to work together to achieve it rapidly.Find out more
Our goal is to build a world that enables good mental health for all. By working with trusted partners who share our vision for a better world, we’re taking vital steps to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and increase support for mental health around the world.LEARN MORE
We advocate & influence
Our global team is made up of experts in mental health advocacy, financing and campaigning.
CEO & Co-Founder
Sarah is an internationally recognised expert in mental health advocacy. She has worked at a wide range of organisations including the World Health Organisation, the World Bank, the UK government and Oxfam.
Director of PAF
James joined UnitedGMH from Save the Children where he led global health financing policy & advocacy. He also established Transparency International’s health sector anti-corruption programme. James has worked across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Muhammad Ali Hasnain
Ali is a barrister with a background in national and regional mental health advocacy. He co-chairs the GMHAN UHC and Suicide Decriminalisation Working Groups.
Head of Finance & Operations
A chartered accountant with experience in charity management, strategy, social enterprise and organisational design. A Director of New Economy Org.
Experienced finance and ops professional with a masters degree in International Security.
Senior Advisor, Partner Engage
Lead of the Global Mental Health Action Network. Previously at The Diana Award, Stonewall and Danish Refugee Council.
Head of Fundraising
Philanthropy and relationship fundraising specialist, with experience of raising money for international charities.
Hasan Salim Patel
Former journalist and experienced strategic communications specialist. Previously with BBC News, Al Jazeera, and the University of Birmingham.
Senior Officer, PAF
Yves is the co-founder of MentalHealthPH and former senior program officer in the Department of Health, Philippines.
Mental Health Support
United for Global Mental Health is not a provider of mental health support services or guidance. If you feel you are in need of mental health support, please visit Find A Helpline who have identified over 1,600 free and confidential support resources available over phone, text or web chat.
If you have any questions about our work or would like to connect with a member of the United for Global Mental Health team, please get in contact with us.