TARGET THE IMPACT OF DEPRESSION

IN THE WORKPLACE

A new initiative to help business executives and professionals tackle the
devastating effects of workplace depression

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The Early Light of a Long Sunrise

TARGET MENTAL HEALTH…and the facts are… The Early Light of a Long Sunrise It is like the early light of a long low sunrise. Night is ebbing. Dawn has awakened. But a tough, long day lies ahead. That’s how the fight against mental illness looks and feels. Yet, we can see streaks of progress across […]

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Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority

MAKING MENTAL HEALTH A GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY Global Mental Health & Psychiatry Newsletter: Career, Leadership and Mentorship Program By Eliot Sorel, MD Newsletter Volume II, No. 2 June 2016 Read More >

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Finding a Cure for Depression: Plausible Objective?

TARGET MENTAL HEALTH… and the facts are… Find a Cure for Depression: Plausible Objective? Finding a cure for mental disorders is a stated objective of the largest government mental health funding agency in the world, the US National Institute of Mental Health. Mental Health International found a consensus among leaders of business and science that: […]

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Global Mental Health: A Powerful Investment in the Economies and Peoples of the World

In 2007, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, Michael Wilson, the country’s onetime Minister of Finance and an international business leader, said major issues such as “energy, security and trade demand international solutions and I absolutely include mental health in that.” By Eliot Sorel, MD, Senior Scholar in Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research, Clinical Professor of […]

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Depression, trauma – Physical disorders with psychological effects

TARGET MENTAL HEALTH… and the facts are… Depression, trauma – Physical disorders with psychological effects The MATRIX below demonstrates the powerful links between major depression and a wide range of chronic conditions which are now the number one public health challenges facing the world. Read More >

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Breaking Through: Advertising Campaign Attracted Millions of Readers in Promoting Brain Health in a Brain Economy

In March, 2013, the 5th US/Canada Forum for Mental Health and Productivity convened by Mental Health International at the prestigious Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto produced a powerful consensus among leaders in science and business that steps are called for to accelerate the translation of brain knowledge into improved treatments for brain-based […]

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TARGET Mental Health Europe… and the facts are…

MHI TARGET Deadly Decade of Suicide This series of articles will run weekly on the TARGET andMental Health International websites. Read more >

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KPMG REPORT DE-MYSTIFIES MENTAL HEALTH CARE SHORTAGE

BILL’S NOTE TO BUSINESS KPMG REPORT DE-MYSTIFIES MENTAL HEALTH CARE SHORTAGE ‘Chaotic global Goals and metrics’ among factors driving incentive and structural misalignments that severely limit global mental health care By Bill Wilkerson, Executive Chairman, Mental Health International The elite global consulting firm, KPMG, has produced a report with the World Economic Forum that is […]

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A new mental health plan could be ‘turning point’ in PS renewal – by Kathryn May, Ottawa Citizen, May 31, 2016

The federal government is poised to unveil a new mental health strategy that could be the “turning point” for an employer once dubbed the “worst of the worst” for its high level of chronic stress and depression among Canada’s public servants, said a leading mental health advocate. Bill Wilkerson, chair of Mental Health International who […]

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‘Seven Steps Guide towards a Mentally Healthy Organisation’

World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Mental Health ‘Seven Steps Guide towards a Mentally Healthy Organisation’ 

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