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Financing, HIV & TB

Integrating mental health into our HIV/TB response

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Rights, Suicide Decriminalisation

Suicide Decriminalisation

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News, Rights, Systems

One step forward, three steps back: progress and peril for USA mental health parity

As President of Well Being Trust, Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, oversees the implementation of the foundation’s strategies and full portfolio of investments and partnerships to help Well Being Trust have a real-world impact on America’s mental health and addiction crisis.

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Global Mental Health Roadmap 2022-23

Education, News

Mental health in 2022 – from global to local

Accelerated by the impact of COVID-19, a growing cross section of society around the world is calling for greater action on mental health.

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Financing, News, Publications, UHC

Brief: Financing mental health for all

With mental health at the forefront of the conversation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opportunity for once-in-a-generation change is being presented. The integration of mental health into universal health coverage (UHC) reforms during the run in to 2030 (the target year for the Sustainable Development Goals which include achieving UHC) is being promoted as a key pandemic response, recovery and preparedness element, and as we argued in our previous brief in this series, universal mental health coverage is also a fundamental right.

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Financing, News

Mental health in India’s 2022 national budget

This year’s budget was one of those rare occasions when mental health got the attention of the Indian policy makers at the national level.

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United for Global Mental Health and International Initiative for Mental Health (IIML) form a partnership

IIMHL is delighted to confirm its formal collaboration with UnitedGMH in a shared mission to enable better mental health across the world.

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Education, News, Publications

Our 2022-2023 advocacy roadmap

This Global Mental Health Advocacy Roadmap 2022-2023 sets out an ambitious but achievable pathway towards realising our vision of a world where everyone, everywhere has someone to turn to in support of their mental health and wellbeing. 

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Education, News

No excuses left to fight depression

Almost four years ago, in 2018, a group of researchers — including experts from disciplines such as economics, epidemiology, neuroscience, primary care, psychiatry, psychology, and public health from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy, Japan, India, US, UK, the Netherlands, and Zimbabwe — were prompted by the scientific journal The Lancet in partnership with the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) to think about why depression remains a neglected global health crisis, despite abundant evidence that much can be done to prevent and aid recovery of people suffering from it even in resource-limited settings and to propose avenues for action.

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News, Rights, UHC

Member states demand greater advocacy and priority for mental health

Mental health was one of, if not the most, talked about health topic during Agenda Item 7 of the WHO Executive Board meeting.

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