Teaching Hope: A Powerful Lesson

Children - Teaching Hope

iFred’s recent project, Schools for Hope, launched this fall with fifth graders in the Chicagoland area. The curriculum aims to teach hope to students as a result of the dishearteningContinue Reading

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10 years of #GrandChallenges, #innovativesolutions and its significance for #globalmentalhealth

Bill & Melinda

Last week, from the 6th to the 10th of October, I got the opportunity to attend the #GrandChallenges in #globalhealth annual meeting in Seattle. This year’s anniversary event, attended byContinue Reading

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Community care in mental health

mental Health Innovation Network logo

#communitycare #communitymentalhealth #globalinnovations2014 If ever there was a need for innovation in mental health, it is now. Perhaps that is why we see growing global commitment to develop, evaluate, andContinue Reading

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Health and Hope Can Prevent Suicide

Suicide prevention ribbon

#stopsuicide #globalcrisis #hope #suicideprevention Every 40 seconds, an individual life is lost to suicide. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls it a #globalcrisis and estimates that the global suicide figureContinue Reading

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Take Global Action Today for World Suicide Prevention Day – #FundamentalSDG

No Health Without Mental Health

The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) announces today, World Suicide Prevention Day, it joins to support the #FundaMentalSDG initiative to advocate adding clear, measurable mental healthContinue Reading

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Bridging the Mental Health Treatment Gap Must Be a Global Priority

Equal Treatment Closing the Gap

    Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) organizes the mhGAP Forum as part of its annual partnership event on mental health. The mhGAP Forum is an informal groupContinue Reading

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