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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Portuguese PDF
Spanish PDF
PowerPoint Presentation

 




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

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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.

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LEARNING ABOUT SCHIZOPHRENIA
An international Mental Health Awareness Packet

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LEXICON: INTERNATIONAL MEDIA GUIDE FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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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
FCAMH
FEAFES
GAMIAN-Europe
NAMI
Schizophrenia Ireland
WFMH

For more information please contact us at: forum4mentalhealth@medicalknowledgegroup.com

 


 


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!

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UNDERSTANDING GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER
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.

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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.

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BREAKING THROUGH BARRIERS
Depression Awareness Campaign Website …
A comprehensive website with information and resources for people with depression, their families and friends
breaking-through-barriers.com

10/07 SURVEY RELEASED on Mind Body Connection and Depression Treatment. Click here

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.

2006 International Caregivers Survey

Customizable Caregiver PowerPoint Presentation

 


 


INTERNATIONAL PSYCHIATRISTS SURVEY ON KEEPING CARE COMPLETE

Keeping Care Complete Press Release
Keeping Care Complete Fact Sheet
Caregiver Fact Sheet
SMI Fact Sheet

 


 


RECOGNIZING AND UNDERSTANDING SCHIZOPHRENIA IN YOUNG ADULTS
World Federation for Mental Health 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.

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BODY AND MIND
Metabolic syndrome and Mental Health “BODY AND MIND: Metabolic Syndrome and Mental Health” awareness packet to increase understanding and awareness of the physical health aspects of serious mental illnesses.

Please email dmaguire@wfmh.com for a copy of these materials.

 


 

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OCCOQUAN, VA 22125
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