On June 11th 2015, it took place in the Anfiteatro of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, the first Latin America Treatment and Innovation Network in Mental Health Symposium, which brought together mental health researchers to discuss the theme "Integrating Mental Health into general health care”.


The symposium was divided into two periods, in the morning we had presentations and discussion with the participation of Professors Ricardo Araya, from the Centre of Global Mental Health London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Jaime Miranda, from the Center of Excellence en Enfermedades Cronicas of  the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; and Paulo Menezes, from the Department of Preventive Medicine, University of São Paulo. We also count with the participation of Dr. LeShawndra Price, chief researcher of the National Institute of Mental Health, USA.

In the afternoon, the participants could choose between two workshops: "RCT designs and methodological issues in Global Mental Health", taught by professors Ricardo Araya and Paulo Menezes; and "Mobile Technological Intervention in Global Mental Health", taught by Mark Begale and Marya Corden, from the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs), Northwestern University and Juliet Quayle, Latin-MH project coordinator.

Presentations can be viewed on our youtube channel and can be downloaded by clicking here.

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Tenth Latin-MH Study Group

It's going to be held at August 22nd, 10am EST, our 10th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "Digital Technology for Preventing Early Mortality Among People Living with Serious Mental Illnesses". This webinar will be presented by Dr. John A. Naslund, PhD from Dartmouth College, and will be held in English, online, via Adobe Connect. Come join and build capacity with us!

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