It is not just a bi-product of mission.
It is a core part of mission.
MH is mission (mhM).
Some Basic Applications
**member care workers
**health care workers
**the people and communities that are the focus of mission/aid and health care workers
(including vulnerable populations: the poor, those with minimal access to health resources, settings of conflict/calamity)
(Links for Training in 15 Countries)
**Psychological First Aid: A Guide for Field Workers
(World Health Organisation, World Vision International, War Trauma Foundation)
**Community-Based Psychosocial Support: A Training Kit
(International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)
**Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care: A Global Perspective
(World Health Organisation and World Organisation of Family Doctors)
**Finding Your Niches and Networks (short article: March 2012)
**A Resource Primer for Exploring the Domain (journal article: July 2012)
**GMH-Map website: A global map for a global movement
Finally, and for some stats and real-life examples: Watch the short overview video about global mental health from the World Health Organisation’s “Mental Health Gap Action Programme.”
**How could people in your settings including yourself further develop MH awareness and skills? How feasible is this?