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Open Letter to the Organisers, Partners and Delegates of the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, London 9th and 10th October, 2018

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN), England has released an open letter to the Organisers, Partners and Delegates of the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, London – 9th and 10th October 2018. The letter has been signed by around 150 mental health campaigners and organisations from 25 countries, including TCI Asia Pacific, Mad in Asia and many […]

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Global Mental Health or Smoke and Mirrors

Blog contributed by: Dr. Philip Thomas.  The #WhatWeNeed campaign coordinated by Transforming Communities for Inclusion (Asia Pacific – TCI-AP) coincides with the Global Mental Health Ministerial Summit being held in London this week – World Mental Health Week. TCI-AP and other groups and organizations are rightly concerned that this summit, organized secretively and without any

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Beyond the medicalisation of distress – a new framework

Authors: Mary Boyle and Lucy Johnstone In October 2018, the world’s first global ministerial mental health summit will be held in London. A statement from the UK government’s Department of Health and Social Care tells us that ministers, leading academics, policymakers and patients from more than 30 countries will be invited to attend, and anticipates

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