Presentations and photos of the Gulbenkian Forum on Mental Health “Socioeconomic crises and mental health: from research to action”
The Forum was held on 24-25 November 2016, in Lisbon. You may now access the presentation slides, the presentation videos and some photos of the Forum.
Rate not matched by increase in global diagnoses, prompting concern among psychiatrists about over-use of medication.
Call for Applications from young leaders from low and middle-income countries to The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Well being
The Lancet launched a new Commission on Adolescent Health and Well-Being which will produce a report for The Lancet in 2015. To ensure that young people themselves are represented, integrally involved in and contributing to its work, the Commission is seeking to add two young people as full members.
Launching in 2014, The Lancet Psychiatry will be an international, multidisciplinary general psychiatry journal promoting the improvement of, and advocacy for, mental health throughout the life course, through the dissemination of high-quality review, research, and opinion.
Health plans must provide the same level of coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services as they do for medical and surgical treatment, according to new federal regulations.
A Weekly Review article by John Rudolph in New York Times "Where Mental Asylums Live On" describes the global challenge of bringing an end to abuse and segregation of children and adults in psychiatric facilities. The article highlights Disability Rights International's (DRI) work in Guatemala and DRI's victory this week at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.