Big issues identified by Covid-199: Requiring Fundamental Change in Mental Health, A Local and Global Action Plan

with Dainius Puras, Roberto Mezzina, Ingrid Danials and John Jenkins Thursday 17th November 2022, 14.00 – 16.00 BST Book your place here The Coronavirus Pandemic is a time of difficulty but also an opportunity for human ingenuity, endeavour and learning. This Webinar will describe IMHCN’s Action Plan developed with international and national partners. The Action Plan … Read more

Developing the Psychiatric Hospitals in Transition Alliance in Europe: Article

The purpose of the working group is to bring togheter partners and experiences developed in Europe around the issue of the improvement of quality of care in institutions, in a view of fulfilling human rights, citizenship and moving towards the phasing out of asylums and the development of comprehensive community based services. The social exclusion … Read more

Making Mental Health a Global Priority: World Mental Health Day

Roberto Mezzina provides the context and need for the conference and the main themes that will be explored on the day. More information about the conference programme and to book your place go here On the occasion of the World Mental Health Day (October 10th) , Trieste hosts a meeting organized by the AASM (Asociaiòn Argentina … Read more

Making Mental Health a Global Priority

Conference: World Mental Health Day Read Roberto Mezzina’s article about the context for the conference here Date: October 10th Modality Hybrid: in person and virtual. Place From the Hotel Palace Suite in Trieste, Italy (streamed live for a global audience) Simultaneous interpretation English Spanish Italian Book your place here  IMPORTANT: Those who attend in person and wish to … Read more

The Challenge and Opportunity for Society, Communities and Psychiatric Hospitals to Improve Community Mental Health Services

The Challenge and Opportunity for Society, Communities and Psychiatric Hospitals to Improve Community Mental Health Services Clarissa Corradi-Webster (Brazil), Rossana Maria Seabra Sade (Brazil), Jan Pfeifer (Czechia), John Jenkins (UK) Friday, 7 October 2022, 14:00 – 16:00 BST Click here to book you place This webinar will outline the importance of changing the culture inside the … Read more

The Development of the Recovery/Discovery House & Community Workshop 

with Fabio Musco, Michele Sipala, Thais Thome S. Oliveira & Paul Baker, Wednesday, July 6th 14.00 BST  For more information about how to attend this event go to Eventbrite About This Workshop: This webinar will consider the ways in which the needs of people with severe and enduring needs can be supported through the creation … Read more

Learning From the Trieste Mental Health Experience: Developing Essential Ingredients in Creating A Resilient Mental Health Service

We know there is lot of interest in the experience of Trieste and this was a rare opportunity to hear directly from four of the most important managers and clinicians who led the internationally significant deinstitionalisation processes in Trieste, Italy, through the closure of a large psychiatric hospital and the development of local Community Mental … Read more

Social Vulnerability and Mental Health Inequalities in the “Syndemic”: Call for Action

This article addresses the need for fundamental change by focusing on social determinants and achieving equity in mental health care in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic Published in Frontiers in Psychiatry: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rehabilitation30 May 2022 Roberto Mezzina1*, Vandana Gopikumar2,3, John Jenkins4, Benedetto Saraceno5 and S. P. Sashidharan6 1World Federation for Mental Health, … Read more

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