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The EMPOWER website is now live!

March 29, 2021

We are excited to share that the EMPOWER project website is LIVE! Visit http://empower.care/ to see the project's progress so far and our future plans. We have so many great collaborations in the works and we are looking forward to joining forces with all of them to build the world's mental health workforce! 

Congratulations to the team on their hard work in making this website come together. 

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Lancet Psychiatry: COVID-19 mental health impact and responses in low-income and middle-income countries: reimagining global mental health

February 24, 2021

Prof. Vikram Patel and Dr. John Naslund along with many other global mental health colleagues have recently published an important, and timely review in Lancet Psychiatry on the mental health impact of COVID-19 in low and middle income countries and how this calls us as a field and a global community to reimagine global mental health. Read the summary below and the full article...

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Virtual Mental Health Study Group led by Research Fellow Yuri Sugimoto

August 20, 2020

Join an online study group focused on sharing knowledge and ideas about mental health studies and practices. The objective of this study group will be to host mainly informal conversations on various topics related to mental health to network, collaborate, and exchange people's thoughts and ideas from their lived, studying, and working experience. 

This study group is being organized by Yuri Sugimoto and Miao Xue, members of the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Ambassador Board. This group is open to individuals all over the world and at various stages of their career who are...

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Dr. Vikram Patel speaks about the PRIDE project results

July 6, 2020
Dr. Vikram Patel speaks with Uncovering India on the findings of the PRIDE research study that show how a very low cost psychological intervention can be delivered by counsellors with no prior mental health training to students. The PRIDE study, supported by the Wellcome Trust was conducted by Sangath in collaboration with Harvard Medical School, University of Sussex and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings of the study were published in the Lancet Child Adolescent Health.... Read more about Dr. Vikram Patel speaks about the PRIDE project results