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Event Summaries About Global Mental Health

10th Anniversary Conference: Global Mental Health Research Without Borders

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Center for Global Mental Health Research (CGMHR) and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened the 10th anniversary global mental health conference, April 8-9, 2019, on the main campus of the National Institutes of Health. More than 400 researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders from 36 countries attended the two-day conference, where they learned about findings from cutting-edge science and new opportunities for groundbreaking research to address the Grand Challenges In Global Mental Health.

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.”

Research Partnerships for Scaling Up Mental Health Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The NIMH Office of Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and the NIMH-funded Strengthening Mental Health and Research Training in Africa (SMART) project hosted the first meeting of the Scale-Up Hubs in Kampala, Uganda.

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.

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 1

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Location: Anchorage, AK

Description: On September 19-20, 2015, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) conducted the first workshop for a new NIMH initiative aimed at suicide prevention among Indigenous people in the circumpolar Arctic.

Mental Health Disparities Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Cross-Cutting Aspects of the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research

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Location: Webinar

Description: On August 26, 2015, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) conducted the first of three webinars to disseminate scientific findings from three exemplary NIMH-funded researchers.