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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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Global Mental Health @Harvard Archive

Time to Invest in Mental Health Part 3: Why Investing in Mental Health Pays Dividends: A Case for Individuals, Society, and Funders

This unprecedented global pandemic has significantly affected many people's mental health and restricted access to care for those with existing mental health conditions. The mental health impacts of COVID-19 include everything from increased anxiety and fear about the spread of the virus, loss of social networks, stressful experiences of healthcare workers on the frontlines, and a higher risk of substance use. Despite these significant impacts, mental health has not been at the forefront of global health funding. Continue reading [...]

Time to Invest in Mental Health Part 2: your own mental health

October, World Mental Health Month, begins at the end of this week! October 10th is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is Move For Mental Health: Let’s Invest. The World Health Organization, for the first time ever will be hosting a global online advocacy and fundraising event on Mental Health. We have aligned our three-part series to coincide with this important theme. In our first article of the series we discussed with Elisha London, Founder and CEO of Unite for Global Mental Health, about what it means to invest in mental health and how we can take action to improve global mental health. In this article, we share ways that you can invest in your own mental health, especially through mindfulness and expressive arts. Our third article of the series will be released after World Mental Health Day and explore financial investment in global mental health. Continue reading [...]

Time to Invest in Mental Health: Part 1

People worldwide are facing ongoing uncertainty and stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic instability, and racial injustice. The cumulative burden of current events further threatens mental health and well-being worldwide. GMH@Harvard Ambassador Board members spoke with Elisha London, co-founder and CEO of United for Global Mental Health about what does it mean to invest in mental health. How do we - as individuals, communities and societies take action. Continue reading [...]

NeuroMex – Recognizing the Importance of Training in Biostatistics and Programing in R

By Dr. Ingrid Pamela Morales Cedillo, MDNational Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz INPRFMMexico City, Mexico The Neuropsychiatric Genetics of Psychosis in Mexico Populations (NeuroMex) program is grateful to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) for the opportunity to receive training from the Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics Education in Continue reading [...]