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 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

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

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