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2018 Global Mental Health Workshop: “Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health”

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Location: Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened the annual Global Mental Health Workshop on May 1-2, 2018 to bring together global mental health researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders on the theme of “Diversity: A Tool for Solving Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health.”

Harmonizing Clinical Data Collection in Community-Based Treatment Programs for First-Episode Psychosis

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Location: Rockville, MD

Description: NIMH convened a meeting in September 2017 to understand stakeholders’ perspectives on opportunities and barriers to adopting a harmonized approach to (1) clinical assessment, (2) data collection, and (3) evaluation of services and outcomes across CSC programs for FEP, as envisioned in an Early Psychosis Intervention Network.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Transformative Opportunities for Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened a workshop that brought together global mental health researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders.

2016 Webinar Series on Mental Health Disparities and Global Mental Health Research

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Description: The Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) organized a series of webinars on mental health disparities and global mental health from May through August 2016.

Twitter Chat on African American Men’s Mental Health

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Description: For National Men’s Health Week, the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities co-hosted a Twitter chat.

Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health

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Location: Rockville, MD

Description: Researchers, funders, and advocates representing 31 low-, middle-, and high-income countries spent two days engaged in exciting dialogue about mental health treatment, current research activities, emerging findings, and funding opportunities to address the six priority areas identified in the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health initiative.

Sponsors: Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH)