Transforming Mental Health Services Workshop with Paul Baker and John Jenkins now available as video recording

 A recording of the Transforming Mental Health Services Workshop with Paul Baker and John Jenkins is now up for available via the OnlineEvents library. Go here for more information and how to order your copy. Over many years in developing community mental health services to replace the institutional system in the UK and a few other countries, … Read more

Changing the Thinking, Practice in Mental Health Service Systems

Friday 10th June 1400 BST This workshop will be hosted on the Zoom meeting platform where we will use our camera and microphones to interact with each other as a group. This workshop will also be recorded and you can use the ticket function to pre-purchase the recording before the event. This will be useful … Read more

Big issues identified by Covid-19 requiring Fundamental Change in Mental Health

    Big issues identified by Covid-19 requiring Fundamental Change in Mental Health A Local and Global Action Plan in Development Covid – 19 Action Plan Coalition April 2021Download The Action Plan is the result of the work with a coalition of organisations representing people with lived experience; who use services; family members, mental health … Read more

Developing and Strengthening Community Mental Health

Transforming Mental Health Services IMHCN CALLS FOR TRANSFORMATION OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND PRACTICES This transformation requires a fundamental change in thinking about mental health through a comprehensive review of current services and practices. We need to act upon the clear evidence that social determinants (link) play a fundamental part in the lives of people … Read more

International and National Responses to the impact of COVID – 19 on mental health needs and services

We welcome other organisations and individuals to join us. We are collating information about the responses of international organisations and national governments. Here you will find reports written by IMHCN Members; briefing documents and articles: Australian National Emergency Plan The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic is posing significant challenges for Australia Brazil Covid-19 Report Rossana Maria Seabra … Read more

SAVE TRIESTE’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Trieste is recognized by the World Health Organization as the model of global best practice in mental health care. It has inspired dozens of programs throughout the world to create an integrated network of community services focused upon the whole-person needs of its users; maintaining their dignity as citizens; and minimizing the coercive practices of old fashioned institutional … Read more

International Call to Support The Trieste Mental Health Department

Trieste Mental Health Service Model under threat “Mental Health disappearing permanently from the radar” Benedetto Saraceno, (former Director of Mental Health and Substance Misuse, WHO) Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the already dramatic Italian situation consisting in a lack of resources in mental health services, has worsened further throughout all the country. Inaccessible mental … Read more

Paradigm Shift in Mental Health in the Post-Covid era

Monday, 31st August 2020 h 10,00-13,00 CET (Rome)   A Zoom Round Table Webinar Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_diDZ5gTVSBmts6qB0H3Dww or you can view on YouTube via the ESOF2020 Festival on the day Supported by: International Mental Health Collaborating Network  World Federation for Mental Health  Mental Health Europe  European Community based Mental Health Service Providers … Read more

Paradigm Shift in Mental Health in the Post-Covid era

Paradigm Shift in Mental Health in the Post-Covid era  A Zoom Round Table Webinar Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_diDZ5gTVSBmts6qB0H3Dww or you can view on YouTube via the European Science Open Forum (ESOF2020) The link will be available on the Science in the City Festival YouTube Channel 10.00 am (CET) After registering, you will … Read more

WFMH Condemns all Forms of Racism and Calls for an End to Inequalities, Racism and Police Brutality

“As a global mental health organisation we wish to express our outrage and concern recognizing the mental health consequences of longstanding racial inequalities and oppression which ultimately results in internalized intergenerational trauma and psychological distress. Racism and its subjugation of people as lesser or inferior leads to pervasive negative stereotypes against others because of the … Read more

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