In partnership with The George Institute for Global Health, NCD Child hosted a European Regional Workshop entitled ‘Mental Health Advocacy and Action’. Events, which took place between June 21-30, 2022.
The workshop objectives were to:
- Present a diverse range of case studies from experts who are working to reduce premature mortality from mental illnesses and suicide across Europe and globally.
- Unpack the stories and lived experiences of people living with noncommunicable diseases (PLWNCDs) in Europe. Specifically, to better understand NCD stigma, discrimination, and coping strategies.
- Provide a platform for networking between policy advisors, researchers, advocates, students, and professionals with a mutual interest in protecting mental health.
- Share feedback on the mental health modules of a new advocacy course.