Section Name Description
Module 1: Lesson 1: Basic Concepts and Objectives of Global Mental Health Page Module 1: Introduction to Global Mental Health

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URL Mental health: strengthening our response

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World Health Organization - 2018

URL The relationship between physical and mental health: A mediation analysis

Read the content under the headings "Introduction," "Results" and "Discussion & conclusion". (19 minutes)

Social Science & Medicine - 2017

URL The History of Mental Health Care

Read the infographic "The History of Mental Health". (7 minutes)

Concordia University-Saint Paul - 2020

URL Mental health included in the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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World Health Organization

URL The Lancet Commission on global mental health and sustainable development

Read the content under the headings "Executive summary" and "The journey so far" on pages 1-4. (50 minutes)

The Lancet Journal - 2018

URL Mental health: lessons learned in 2020 for 2021 and forward

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World Bank Group - 2021

URL Mental Health Atlas

Read the content under the headings "3. Financial and Human Resources for Mental Health" and "4. Mental Health Service Availability and Uptake" on pages 25-48. (38 minutes)

World Health Organization - 2017

Module 1: Lesson 2: Overview of Mental Health Disorders Towards Accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals URL Implications of DSM-5 for Health Care Organizations and Mental Health Policy

Read the content under the headings "Introduction," "Spectrum Approach to Definition of Mental Illness" and "Environmental Risk Factors Related to Stress and Trauma" on pages 218-227. (18 minutes)

Journal of Health and Human Services Administration - 2016

URL Three Approaches to Understanding and Classifying Mental Disorder: ICD-11, DSM-5, and the National Institute of Mental Health’s Research Domain Criteria

Read the content under the headings "Basic similarities and differences of ICD-11 and DSM-5," "Context and background of the RDoC project" and "RDoC’s four major components" on pages 92-97, and "Basic differences between RDoC and the ICD-11 and DSM-5 frameworks" on pages 98-99. (30 minutes)

Sage Journals - 2017

Module 2: Lesson 1: Influence of Risk Factors on Global Mental Health Page Module 2: Epidemiology of Mental Health Conditions

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URL The Risk and Protective Factors on Global Mental Health

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American Mental Wellness Association

URL A structural brain network of genetic vulnerability to psychiatric illness

Read the content under the headings "Introduction," "Results" and "Discussion". (22 minutes)

Molecular Psychiatry - 2020

URL Mental wellbeing risk & protective factors

Read the content under the heading "Findings" on pages 9-18. (40 minutes)

SAX Institute

URL Developing a broad categorisation scheme to describe risk factors for mental illness, for use in prevention policy and planning

Read the content of Table 3: "Potential risk factors for mental illness by primary and secondary categories" on pages 236-237. (7 minutes)

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry - 2017

URL Social Determinants of Mental Health.

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Psychiatry Online - 2015

Module 2: Lesson 2: Vulnerability to mental health disorders URL Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Co-Occurring Disorders

Read the content under the heading "Chapter 6 - Co-Occurring Disorders Among Special Populations" on pages 165-182. (68 minutes)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration - 2020

URL Mental health problems among economically disadvantaged adolescents in an increasingly unequal society: A Swedish study using repeated cross-sectional data from 1995 to 2011

Read the content under the headings "1. Background," "4. Discussion" and "5. Conclusion". (33 minutes)

Science Direct - 2018

URL HIV/AIDS and Mental Health

Read the content under the headings "Overview," "Central Nervous System Disease Associated with HIV" and "HIV Treatments and Therapies". (6 minutes)

National Institute of Mental Health - 2020

URL Mental Health and HIV/AIDS

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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS - 2018

URL Risk & Protective Factors

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Youth.Gov - 2009

Module 2: Lesson 3: Global mental health disorders in an epidemiological context URL Mental Health

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Our World In Data - 2018

URL DALYs from mental health and substance use disorders, World, 1990 to 2017

Interact with the table on the webpage. (5 minutes)

Our World In Data - 2017

URL Estimating the true global burden of mental illness

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The Lancet - 2016

URL Global burden of disease attributable to mental and substance use disorders: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

Read the content under the headings "Introduction" and "Discussion". (20 minutes)

The Lancet - 2013

URL Mental Health Atlas-2014 country profiles

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WHO - 2014

Module 3: Lesson 1: The Influence of Substance Abuse Disorders in Global Mental Health Page Module 3: Substance Abuse & Mental Health

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URL Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders Research Report - Why is there comorbidity between substance use disorders and mental illnesses?

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National Institute on Drug Abuse - 2020

URL Mental health disorders as risk factors for substance use

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Our World in Data - 2010

URL Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Read the content under the headings "The link between substance abuse and mental health," "What comes first: Substance abuse or the mental health problem?" "Recognizing a dual diagnosis," "Signs and symptoms of substance abuse," and "Signs and symptoms of common co-occurring disorders". (9 minutes)

Helpguide - 2020

URL Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Read the content under the heading "Understanding Stigma of Mental and Substance Use Disorders". (55 minutes)

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine - 2016

Module 3: Lesson 2: Screening and Treatment Programs URL Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Co-Occurring Disorders

Read the content under the heading "Chapter 2 - Guiding Principles for Working With People Who Have Co-Occurring Disorders" on pages 13-29. (60 minutes)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - 2020

Module 3: Lesson 3: Role of Advocacy in Substance Abuse on Mental Health URL Communication Strategies to Counter Stigma and Improve Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Policy

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American Psychiatric Association - 2017

Module 4: Lesson 1: Planning Interventions Based on Recognized Guidelines Page Module 4: Evidence-based Intervention

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URL Mental health gap action programme (mhGAP)

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WHO - 2010

URL mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings

Read the content under the heading "Essential Care & Practice" on pages 5-15. (20 minutes)

WHO - 2016

URL mhGAP Community Toolkit

Read the content under the heading "Part 1: Guide for programme managers" on pages 1-23. (41 minutes)

WHO - 2019

Module 4: Lesson 2: Implementing Mental Health Interventions URL Mental health: massive scale-up of resources needed if global targets are to be met

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WHO - 2018

URL mhGAP Community Toolkit

Read the content under the heading "Part 2: mhGAP Community Provider Manual" on pages 25-98. (160 minutes)

WHO - 2019

URL BUILDING BACK BETTER: Sustainable mental health care after emergencies

Read the content under the heading "Executive Summary" on pages 9-14. (12 minutes)

WHO - 2013

URL Community Interventions to Promote Mental Health and Social Equity

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NCBI - 2019

URL Considering culture, context and community in mhGAP implementation and training: challenges and recommendations from the field

Read the content under the headings "Background," "The goals and structure of mhGAP," "Challenges in implementing mhGAP training programs in LMIC" and "Findings and discussion". (31 minutes)

Springer Link - 2019

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