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Addressing Global Challenges of Violence, Migration, and Mental Health
Stevan Weine, M.D.
What should global mental health do about its ties to colonialism? A field debates its identity and future.
What do you want your legacy of trust to be? Let's repair social trust before more damage is done.
What can we learn about how to support healthcare workers from prior disasters?
If we improve their lives, will it improve their mental health? Refugees say yes and ask for us to act.
How one clinician working in a low resource community relied on his patients to teach him how to make a difference.
What are mental health professionals doing and thinking about the crisis on the southern border?
How can you learn more about the world and yourself when you travel? Learning how to get lost may be the key.
Correcting the falsehoods being spread about refugees.
Can low resource settings globally build mental health resources that are socially and culturally appropriate?
How can mental health professionals help with returned foreign terrorist fighters and their families?
Can you learn more from a 3-minute recording than you ever learned in school? Bruce Springsteen teaches life lessons.
Are there global mental health problems in our university's backyard?
How are Syrian refugees coping without mental health services?
Can psychotherapy help women in a low-income, Muslim-majority country? The women think so.
Stevan Weine, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he leads a program of research on violence, migration, and mental health.