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18th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, Mexico City, 27-30 September 2018

Symposium: International perspectives on social factors and mental health

Publication date: 27 September 2018

Awareness on Self-Harm and Introduction to SASHI for Nursing students at MMC&RI

Dr Sumanth and Sudeep conducted awareness session on Self-Harm and Introduced SASHI project to the 3rd year Nursing students at MMC&RI on 14th May 2019.

Publication date: 14 May 2019

Awareness on Self-Harm for AYUSH Doctors

Ministry of AYUSH. The ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and homeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, is a governmental body in India purposed with developing, education and research in the field of alternative medicines including Ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homeopathy.

Publication date: 22 May 2019

Awareness on Self-Harm for Primary Health Centre Doctors

Primary Health Centres are the government owned health units that cater to the basic health needs of the rural population. These centres are the first point of contact for the health services in the rural area. Primary health centres have one or two doctors who attend to the patients who come to the respective areas.

Publication date: 28 May 2019

Awareness Programme on self harm and suicide for Police Department at Chamarajanagar District

On October 30th the SASHI team in India was invited to conduct a mental health awareness programme with the Police department in Chamarajanagar District. 

Publication date: 16 November 2018

Building Inter-professional Capacity in Pakistan to Enhance Research

The main aim of GCRF: South Asia Self Harm research capability building Initiative (SASHI) project is todevelop research capacity relating to the study and understanding of self-harm in India and Pakistan.

Publication date: 24 April 2019

Capacity building in self harm research in low and middle income countries

I recently talked about the SASHI programme of research at two very different events. What I took away was the keen interest of the national and international practitioners and researchers at those events in how we can make a difference in terms of suicide prevention and address challenges in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). 

Publication date: 23 October 2018

Culture and International Mental Health Conference

Save the Date

Join us at the Culture and International Mental Health Conference on Wednesday 7th November 2018 at The Chancellors Hotel, Manchester.

Publication date: 10 August 2018

Do internet and mobile-based therapies for self-injurious thoughts and behaviour help?

Internet and mobile technology is changing the way we think about healthcare and intervention. This is the case not just for physical but also mental health. Psychological therapies for prevalent mental health difficulties including depression and anxiety can be delivered via internet websites and through mobile-phone applications (referred to as eHealth and mHealth, respectively) and evidence suggests such approach can be beneficial.

Publication date: 11 June 2019

Memorable insights from an international conference

Memorable insights from an international conference on mental health and wellbeing in vulnerable communities, based on intense knowledge exchange and social interaction, and embedded in a rich cultural scene.

Publication date: 11 March 2019

Networking event in Manchester, 6th of November

SASHI co-investigators and associates met with others interested in developing suicide and self harm research in Manchester to identify important research questions and discuss future opportunities.

Publication date: 16 November 2018

Poster Competition Results: Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention in South Asia

To commemorate the 2018 world mental health day, Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL) organized a poster competition on the theme of “Self-harm and Suicide Prevention in South Asia”.

Publication date: 26 November 2018

SASHI and the Institute of Public Health Bangalore (IPH Bangalore)

In February 2019, SASHI team members visited the IPH field station at BR Hills, Chamarajanagar district (Karnataka) to discuss research collaboration. The Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier institute for training and research in health systems in India.

Publication date: 13 March 2019

SASHI Launch Event

SASHI - India was launched recently at JP Fortune Palace, Mysore. 

Publication date: 27 September 2018

SASHI Project launched in Pakistan

Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL) organized SASHI launch event on 10th and 14th of July ‘18 in Lahore and Karachi.

Publication date: 6 August 2018

Sumanth Mallikarjuna Majgi

In April 2019 I attended the SNEHA (http://www.snehasuicideupdate2019.com/) suicide update conference, at Chennai, India. This was a great opportunity to hear about recent developments in research and practice for suicide and suicide prevention, from around the world.

Publication date: 27 June 2019