GMH Updates

For updates see the GMH-Map website (https://sites.google.com/site/gmhmap/). here are some examples:

GMH: Collaborating Across Sectors for Sustainable Development and Wellbeing (co-authored with Julian Eaton). Mental Health: A Forgotten Facet of Health Care (special theme-issue), Medicus Mundi Switzerland, Bulletin 141 (29 June 2017). “This article orients colleagues across sectors to Global Mental Health (GMH) and its relevance for the collective efforts to promote sustainable development and wellbeing. The authors include examples of GMH resources organized into 10 areas of “GMH Engagement”. Colleagues are encouraged to connect and contribute to GMH as they consider the application of the materials featured in this article for their work.” (Abstract)

GMH: Tracking and Trekking Across Sectors; powerpoint by Kelly and Michele O’Donnell, William James College, Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health, USA, (inaugural conference, 26 June 2015)

GMH and NGOs: Working Together Well! (short version of power point-plenary session,Kelly O’Donnell, HimalPartner GMH Seminar, Oslo, 7 March 2014)

New Action Plan Could be a Turning Point in GMH (GlobalPost, 28 Janaury 2013)

Brief summary of the WHO-Executive Board meeting on the GMH-Action Plan, 22 January 2013 and Highlights by WHO of the comments from the Executive Board meeting

Hidden Pictures: The Underexposed World of GMH (trailer for a film on the human faces/realities of GMH–coming winter 2013)

Like a Death Sentence (Human Rights Watch, on the negative aspects of HR and MH in Ghana–simple report and full version plus brief video, 2 October 2012)
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No Health Without Mental Health: Lessons Unlearned (an article consisting of five cogent paragraphs in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, January 2013–91: 3-3A)
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Recently posted: “The ‘zero draft’ Global Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020  (English and French) is now ready for review and comments. The Action Plan was requested by the 65th World Health Assembly in Resolution WHA65.4 on The global burden of mental disorders and the need for a comprehensive, coordinated response from health and social sectors at the country level.”
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Recently posted: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (WHO et al, 2012, eight page summary)
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Recently posted: Global Mental Health: A Resource Primer for Exploring the Domain (International Perspectives in Psychology: Resarch, Practice, Consultation, 2012, Volume 1, Issue 3). Note: This is the foundational research article for the intial development of the GMH-Map website.
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(Edited by Eliot Sorel  and available September 2012 from Jones and Bartlett Learning). Note: This is the first text of its kind in the GMH domain, intended for graduate public health students, educators, and practitioners.
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Recently posted: World Mental Health Day 2012–Depression: A Global EpidemicNote: See also the Listing of WMHD Themes from 1992-2012.

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