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The University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry is working with partners to develop and lead The Young People’s Campaign for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development

© Dr Gabriela Pavarini, University of Oxford and the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

A Summit which brought together policymakers from around the world to discuss the strategy for encouraging progress and equality in global mental health took place in London (9-10 October 2018).

Professor Ilina Singh, Professor of Neuroscience & Society, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and Commissioner at the Summit, said, "This is an exceptional campaign for young people to help support mental health. I'm really proud of the work my team has done in researching and promoting this important issue, helping to highlight both ways to prevent and the treatments available for mental health disorders. We hope the materials and information in the campaign will be used far and wide to support young people."

Find out more (Department of Psychiatry website)

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