Neglecting Mental Health Can Ruin Peoples Lives

Neglecting Mental Health Can Ruin Peoples Lives
​The new UK mental health report set up by the National Health Service, or NHS, emphasises how mental health is one of the world's most neglected diseases and can even ruin lives if it is not being treated. ​In the following inside story, Jacqui Dyer, Vice Chair of the Mental Health Taskforce, Crick Lund, CEO of PRIME,...
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How a Leprosy Sufferer Overcame Suicide

How a Leprosy Sufferer Overcame Suicide
​A man who suffered from leprosy tried to take his own life on two occasions and shares his story. After this man found out he had the disease, his wife left him and he was ostracised by his community as the disease was incurable, disfiguring and incorrectly thought to be highly infectious. Having nobody left, no shelter or place to sleep and no fo...
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World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul - Apply Now for side-events | Deadline Feb 12

World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul - Apply Now for side-events | Deadline Feb 12
​The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit will take place on 23 - 24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. UN Member States, international and non-governmental organizations, civil society, the private sector, innovators and other stakeholders can now apply for the following spots at the World Humanitarian Summit: Side Events (briefings, seminars, workshop...
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NetHope & Google.org donate Chromebooks to organizations working with refugees

NetHope and Google.org believe that access to Internet resources is key to connecting refugees to their new communities. With the support from Google.org, NetHope is launching Project Reconnect: an initiative providing 25,000 managed Chromebooks to nonprofit organizations supporting refugees in Germany. The project aims to help refugees as they str...
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Out of the Shadows - Documentary on Global Mental Health and Trauma

Out of the Shadows - Documentary on Global Mental Health and Trauma

How a pioneering approach to treating mental illness is helping to fight one of the world's most neglected diseases. Similar to our Trauma-Assistant Model , community-based approaches towards mental health are essential to provide care with dignity for all affected.
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