Close up for comfort: two patients at the Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences in New Delhi. Often abandoned by their families, many of the women on the ward stay on even after recovery.

The interveners

Trusted in the communities they serve, India’s women health activists are making a difference in getting help for people stigmatized for mental health problems. Yet, as Sophie Cousins reports, the challenge remains vast.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018

Laughing and crying

A story of cause and effect doesn't tell us everything about the relationship between social media use and mental health, argues Marcus Gilroy-Ware.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Unseen: the psychological impact of Israel’s attacks on Gaza will have a profound long-term effect on Palestinians.

A deeper pain

The daily reality of life in Gaza creates unseen psychological scars, writes psychiatrist Samah Jabr.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Resistance strain: the psychological impacts of activism are seldom discussed.

Beyond burnout

Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014

Mental health: the facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
John Mc Carthy, founder of Mad Pride Ireland, followed by Molly Buckley, Mayor of Tullamore, and supporters at a Family Fun Day in the town in 2010. Mc Carthy’s goal – to battle stigma through community, laughter and love.

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012

Unbound

Liberating communities from prejudice in Ghana, by Peter Yaro.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
A training session
under way for Manitoba
First Nations youth.

Tears are good medicine

Young First Nations people in Manitoba tackle their number one problem – suicide among their peers. Janet Nicol reports.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
‘My heart is burning,’ says
Thiha Yarzar in the Thai
town of Mae Sot.

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Mohammad Khan in chains: ‘They are not letting me go from here. When can I go from here?’

Making me crazy

The treatment of Afghans with mental illness is only adding to their trauma.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
The next financial crisis July, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
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