II Online All-Russian Interuniversity Scientific Conference “MENTAL HEALTH: MODERN TRENDS & PROSPECTS”
The Union for Mental Health (Moscow, Russia) in cooperation with the Yaroslavl State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Yaroslavl, Russia), the Volga Region State Research Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Nizhiy Novgorod, Russia), and the Pirogov State Russian National Research University (Moscow, Russia)...
20 January 2021
The priority for workplaces in the new normal? Wellbeing
Liz Hilton Segel, North America Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company Businesses should treat wellbeing as a tangible skill, a critical business input and a measurable outcome. Forward-thinking companies will embrace wellbeing as an index of learnable actions and daily behaviour. By talking about wellbeing and backing it with action, leaders can eliminate a work culture...
12 January 2021
Anxiety, stress and loneliness: COVID’s toll on the lives of workers
New 28-country survey for the World Economic Forum reveals most employed adults report experiencing significant work-related disruption with a negative impact on their well-being New York, NY, December 22, 2020 — A new global Ipsos survey for the World Economic Forum finds about half of working adults saying they have experienced increased anxiety around job...
28 December 2020
Final Report for 2020
Dear colleagues! Dear friends! First, I would like to thank you for being with us during this difficult year, supporting us in difficult times and strengthening us in our work for the benefit of those for whom we work. Secondly, I cannot but note that the common misfortune brought us all together and, strange as...
25 December 2020
Merry Christmas And Happy New Year!
23 December 2020
Online Interregional Conference ” Psychosocial Rehabilitation and the Non-Profit Sector in the Context of the Pandemic»
16 December 2020
I/WE are A PSYCHIATRIST
The Union for Mental Health has launched a new project “I/WE are A PSYCHIATRIST”, which is a series of video interviews with outstanding psychiatrists of our time who have made a significant contribution to the development of psychiatry. As part of the interview, they share their thoughts on psychiatry, talk about their life and professional...
On 10 December the online All-Russian Interuniversity Scientific Conference “Mental Health: Modern Trends & Prospects” was held. The Conference was aimed at raising awareness on mental health via presentation of modern approaches to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of mental and behavioral disorders among senior students at medical universities in Russia. It served also...
3 December 2020
All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Mental Health: Integration of Approaches”
All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Mental Health: Integration of Approaches” will be held on 8 December 2020 on the Zoom platform. The Conference is organized by the Volga Region Research Medical University (Institute of Clinical Psychology, the University Center for Child Psychology and Development) under support of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation...
26 November 2020
Data for action on early childhood development
Linda M Richter, Claudia Cappa, Ghassan Issa, Chunling Lu, Nicole Petrowski, Sara N Naicker Published online in the Lancet: November 19, 2020 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32482- Early childhood development (ECD) in the first few years of life lays the foundation for a lifetime’s mental and physical health, education, labour market productivity, and wellbeing[i]. ECD is receiving increasing attention and is...
25 November 2020
All-Russian Interuniversity Scientific Conference “Mental Health: Current Trends and Prospects”
On 10 December 2020 the All-Russian Interuniversity Scientific Conference “Mental Health: Current Trends and Prospects” will be held. The Conference is organized by the Altay State Medical University (Barnaul), the Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University (Saint-Petersburg), the Razumovsky Saratov State Medical University (Saratov) in cooperation with the Union for Mental Health of Russia. The Conference...
19 November 2020
Growing up in the Shadow of COVID-19
Growing up in the Shadow of COVID-19 The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Published: November 05, 2020DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30349-7 8 months into the pandemic, the UK Government’s inadequate consideration of young people in the COVID-19 response is causing lasting harm to a whole generation. Although children and adolescents are generally less clinically vulnerable to COVID-19 than...
17 November 2020
INTERNATIONAL PREMATURITY MONTH
PURPLE NOVEMBER[i] INTERNATIONAL PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH NOVEMBER 17 WORLD PREMATURITY DAY DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT PREMATURITY? YES! 1. Because prematurity is a worldwide public health problem, as it affects 15 million children every year: one (i) out of ten (10) babies worldwide[i] 2. Because prematurity is the leading cause of neonatal death (from...
13 November 2020
Informational agency “TASS” about Union for Mental Health research
12 November 2020
Kochenov Readings-2020. Psychology and Law in Modern Russia
All-Russian online conference with international participation “Kochenov Readings-2020. Psychology and Law in Modern Russia “ All-Russian online conference with international participation “Kochenov Readings-2020. Psychology and Law in Modern Russia ” is organized by the Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University in cooperation with the Serbsky National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology of the...
5 November 2020
THE “DIFFERENT ONES” – ABOUT THE EMOTIONAL AND ARTLESS
The Union for Mental Health has opened an online store to sell products made by people with mental disabilities. THE “DIFFERENT ONES» is a project of the Union for Mental Health, dedicated to people with mental disabilities, their attitude and perception. The goal of the project is to break down the wall of misunderstanding between...
2 November 2020
The Winner of the III Biennial Film Competition DOCU-MENTAL
#Psycho Documentary, 115 min. Out of 110 submitted applications and 30 works selected for the III Biennial Film Competition DOCU-MENTAL, the best was the web series # PSYCHO, directed by Lyubov Kamyrina (Germany). Four people, four psychiatric diagnoses, one city, one therapist. Reality TV series about Berlin residents who live like everyone else: they go to work,...
30 October 2020
MENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN RUSSIA
Traditionally, September and October are very busy with events devoted to the World Mental Health Day. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director – General, said: “The World Mental Health Day is an occasion to join the efforts of the world community and start making up for the lack of attention to mental health issues. We...
23 October 2020
Professor Morozov was elected for the post of the Secretary General of the World Psychiatric Association
Informational source: official website of the WPA The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) is the largest medical organization with 140 psychiatric societies from 120 countries and more than 250,000 psychiatrists. The WPA promotes collaboration in the field of psychiatry through its research sections, educational programs, publications, and events. The WPA has been in existence for 70...
15 October 2020
The Big Event for Mental Health
On World Mental Health Day, 10 October, the World Health Organization hosted, for the first time ever, a global online advocacy event on mental health. At this event—the Big Event for Mental Health—world leaders, mental health experts and celebrity guests joined WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to tell the world what we can all do to...
12 October 2020
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE III FILM FESTIVAL “DOCU-MENTAL”
From October 8 to 11, six films about people with mental disabilities were shown as part of the III Docu-MENTAL Film Festival followed by discussions. The third Docu-MENTAL Film Festival focuses on problems associated with child mental development, inclusive education, and discrimination against people with mental and behavioral disorders. This event is part of...
9 October 2020
World leaders, celebrities to join WHO’s Big Event for Mental Health on 10 October
1 October 2020 News release Geneva, Switzerland On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, world leaders and internationally-recognized celebrities and mental health advocates will come together for the World Health Organization’s Big Event for Mental Health. WHO’s first-ever online advocacy event for mental health will focus on the urgent need to address the world’s chronic...
9 October 2020
Opening Ceremony of the III Film Festival “Docu-MENTAL”
Traditionally, on the eve of the World Mental Health Day, Natalia Treushnikova, President of the Union for Mental Health, opened the third edition of the Docu-MENTAL Film Festival. She welcomed the guests and wished them a pleasant journey into the world of cinema about people whose fate depends largely on the sensitivity and understanding of...
7 October 2020
Film Festival “Docu-MENTAL”
5 October 2020
All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists in Memory of Academician A. V. Snezhnevsky
On October 9, 2020, the Russian National Research Center of Mental Health jointly with the Russian Society of Psychiatrists and the Union for Mental Health is holding the All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists in Memory of Academician A. V. Snezhnevsky. An online broadcast will be organized: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq-7g2fLBadD55OPHBNMsMQ More: http://ncpz.ru/
24 September 2020
«HERE WE ARE» – FILM FESTIVAL ABOUT PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS
The Union for Mental Health in cooperation with the CoolConnections Art Association, the Blagosphere Film Club, and the Pilgrim Film Platform, is holding a series of film screenings about people with mental disabilities on the eve of World Mental Health Day. In Russia, as in the rest of the world, there is a persistent...
17 September 2020
International Journal of Global Social Work About the Congress
By Natalia Treushnikova СТАТЬЯ В ПРИЛОЖЕНИИ
10 September 2020
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), on 10 September, is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). WHO has been co-sponsor of the day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented. In past years, over 300 activities in around 70 countries were reported to...
4 September 2020
INITIATIVE FOR GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH IN SWITZERLAND
Initiative for Global Mental Health in Switzerland Herbs and Mental Health The Association Global Mental Health started in 2015, is charitable and not profit-oriented. Since 2015 Prof. Dr. Sabine Bährer-Kohler is the president of the organization. The objectives of the Association Global Mental Health include promoting mental...
31 August 2020
Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19
WHO Global WHO Global has developed the “Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19” related to precautions that to be taken to keep children, teachers, other staff and the wider community safe. More… Informational source: WHO Global
28 August 2020
The World by Shpitsberg
28 August 2020
Exhibition “The One I Have Never Been”
The Exhibition presents the works of artists who are in constant social isolation. All of them are residents of psycho-neurological boarding schools in St. Petersburg. More…