PPK PJK SUD WHO NOW!
Friday April 28, 2017

PPK PJK SUD WHO NOW!

28 April | Lima, Peru: Each year our Global Mental Health Program hosts a global symposium to advance mental health. Our 2017 meeting was today in Peru and our focus was on Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Priorities for Practice and Policy. It was an historic moment. For the first time ever, scientists, practitioners, policymakers, […]

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Headlines Challenge: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
Friday April 21, 2017

Headlines Challenge: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Mental health rarely makes it to front page news above the fold – well, at least not explicitly. With headlines about war, climate, jobs, Brexit, and French elections, it might appear that mental health gets beaten out by other topics. Tout au contraire, I said to my friend and writer, Tracy Grathwohl. And so was […]

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Title IX is About More than Sports
Friday April 14, 2017

Title IX is About More than Sports

In 1972, Title IX was passed. It states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” There is no doubt that Title IX was a watershed […]

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World Health Day 2017: Depression Let's Talk
Friday April 7, 2017

World Health Day 2017: Depression Let's Talk

Remember how I mentioned that I love birthdays and anniversaries?  Today is the 69th birthday of the World Health Organization (WHO). Founded on 7 April 1948, WHO has the unique constitutional mandate to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Each year on its birthday, WHO celebrates World Health Day by […]

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