Global Awareness & Information Services

(Last Updated On: 10.02.2022)
GLOBAL AWARENESS & INFORMATION SERVICES
DEPRESSION: WHAT YOU KNOW CAN HELP YOU
International Perspectives on Depression for People Living with Depression and Their Families

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PowerPoint Presentation

 

DIABETES AND DEPRESSION
Why treating depression and maintaining positive mental health matters when you have diabetes

English PDF
PowerPoint Presentation

 

“Caring for the Caregiver”  Why your mental health matters when you are caring for others. An educational booklet describing the needs of those with neurological conditions and how to best care for yourself while caring for them.

To view and print PDF, click here

 

“LEARNING ABOUT SCHIZOPHRENIA” An international Mental Health Awareness Packet 

To view and download the full PDF, click here

 

Lexicon: International Media Guide for Mental Health
To view the full PDF, click here.This Lexicon is designed to be a useful and helpful resource for editors, journalists, and other people in the media who want to address the important challenges and opportunities in reporting mental health issues.

This Lexicon was produced in collaboration with Professor Eduard Vieta, Clinical Institute of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain; Lois Rogers, a leading UK healthcare correspondent and the following National, European and International patient and carer advocacy organisations:

EUFAMI www.eufami.org
FCAMH www.mtkl.fi
FEAFES www.feafes.com
GAMIAN-Europe www.gamian.eu
NAMI www.nami.org
Schizophrenia Ireland www.sirl.ie
WFMH www.wfmh.org

For more information please contact us at: [email protected]

 “LEARNING ABOUT BIPOLAR: An Educational Packet of Information”Stories of Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery From Around the Globe…including a special section – A Guide for Healthcare Professionals!

To view the full PDF, click here.

 

UNDERSTANDING GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER is an international mental health awareness packet providing accurate, evidence-based information about Generalized Anxiety Disorder — its symptoms, its cultural differences, its treatment, and its impact on the lives of individuals who experience it and their families.To view the full PDF, click here.

 

 
BUILDING AWARENESS –
REDUCING RISK:
MENTAL ILLNESS
AND SUICIDE
BUILDING AWARENESS-REDUCING RISK: MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUICIDE is a monograph summarizing the March 2006 WFMH International Experts Forum on Mental Illness and Suicide. The information and knowledge summarized in the monograph provide background information relating to the increased risk of suicide among people experiencing a mental illness but do not receive early diagnosis, treatment and support.To view the PDF, click here.

 

BREAKING THROUGH BARRIERS
Depression Awareness Campaign Website…
A comprehensive website with information and resources for people with depression, their families and friends
www.breaking-through-barriers.com10/07 SURVEY RELEASED on Mind Body Connection and Depression Treatment. Click here ( http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=210366)

Testing the Medics Survey – Multi-National Survey Highlights Gaps in PCPs Knowledge about Depression and Painful Physical Symptoms. View Survey HERE!

 

“KEEPING CARE COMPLETE’
International survey of Family Caregivers to people with Depression, Schizophrenia, and Bipolar disorder.

 

NEW! International Psychiatrists Survey on Keeping Care Complete

RECOGNIZING AND UNDERSTANDING SCHIZOPHRENIA IN YOUNG ADULTS International awareness packet intended to assist those who work with young adults in college and communities better understand and assist young adults who experience the onset of Schizophrenia
click here for more information
“MIND AND BODY: Metabolic Syndrome and Mental Health” awareness packet to increase understanding
and awareness of the physical health aspects of serious mental illnesses.
Please email [email protected] for a copy of these materials.

 

 

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