Yale Psychiatry, Yale Global Mental Health Program Launch Training Initiative in Nigeria
The Yale Department of Psychiatry, Yale Global Mental Health Program (YGMHP), and Imo State University School of Public Health in Nigeria are collaborating to provide a novel model of training to primary care workers in Nigeria.
Yale Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science Faculty Member Dr. Ashley Hagaman Receives NIH Award for Implementation Research in Pakistan
Depression and suicide ideation remain leading causes of death among women of reproductive age worldwide. Despite this growing issue, many countries do not have adequate resources to address and improve mental health. In Pakistan, where Dr. Ashley Hagaman collaborates with her research partners, peer mothers have connected with mothers in the community to provide them with treatment and care for depression.
The Yale Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science Launches Its Global Mental Health Promotion Program, Led by Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, with an Inaugural Lecture by Dr. Vikram Patel
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) is launching its Global Mental Health Promotion (GMHP) Program to help bridge the gap between knowledge and practice in mental health promotion, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there is ample evidence for the effectiveness of various interventions for common mental disorders, access to and availability of these interventions remain low. Up to 65% of people in LMICs suffering from mental disorders do not get treatment.
Yale Global Mental Health Program Begins 2021 With New Leadership
Theddeus Iheanacho, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Sirikanya (Sanya) Sellers, MD, a first-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, are the new faculty and residency leaders, respectively, of the Yale Global Mental Health Program.