Lisbon Institute of
Global Mental Health
Aims to generate innovative knowledge and build capacity in the area of Public Mental Health
THE NEXT COURSE
Lisbon International Learning Program on Mental Health Policy and Services 2024
The Program includes a series of Advanced Courses for mental health leaders and professionals willing to develop public health skills in mental health policy and services, with a special emphasis on low and middle-income countries.
Enrolment deadline: 15 February 2024
Gulbenkian Global MH Platform
The Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform has finished its activities, which will be continued by the Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
European Union MH Projects
One of the major goals of the LIGMH is to contribute to the development of a framework for action in mental health policy at the European level, building on previous work developed under the European Pact for Mental Health and Wellbeing.
In collaboration with the NOVA Medical School/Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, the LIGMH provides training in areas related to the formulation, implementation and evaluation of mental health policies and plans, and mental health law and human rights.
The Institute aims to develop studies contributing to increase the knowledge on public mental health issues. Current projects led by the Institute or with its participation include, among others, studies in the area of human rights.
2024 Course Applications Open The Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health will initiate during the year 2024 the 5th Lisbon Learning Program on Mental Health Policy
Manuela Silva, psychiatrist and researcher at the Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health, won the 2nd edition of the FLAD Science Award Mental Health of the
Lisbon, PT – March 3, 2022 – The Mental Health Rights Film Festival (MHRFF) announced the Jury and Audience Awards in short filmmaking during the Award
The Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health (LIGMH) aims to generate innovative knowledge, build capacity and provide technical collaboration to governments and non-governmental organisations in the area of Public Mental Health.
The LIGMH should be seen as a main stakeholder in the Global Mental Health community, in continuity with the successful mental health initiatives and projects developed in recent years through the collaboration of NOVA Medical School/Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with the technical support of the World Health Organization.