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The 3rd International Conference on Mental Health and Inclusive Development 

Join us on 16th and 17th December 2022 at the Madras School of Social Work, Chennai. The 16th will focus on mental health pedagogy, specifically on transdisciplinary research for underserved populations, an approach that has gained prominence in the development sector over the past four decades. BALM, in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has been engaged with this approach for a decade, and from this year onwards, will also help integrate these methods into mainstream Masters and PhD pedagogies, starting with the Madras School of Social Work. Through this engagement and other research efforts, BALM and VU will launch India’s…

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CTSI Newsletter is out!

After a long break, we are excited to share the third issue of the CTSI newsletter. The theme of this newsletter is ‘Awareness and Healing’. Here, we’ve highlighted the Centre’s endeavours in terms of research, training and social action over the last year. We make sure that we make each newsletter engaging for the readers, so we’ve shared some fun activities and mindfulness exercises to increase your knowledge and awareness of trauma. Any announcements related to the Centre will also be included. To stay updated, subscribe to our newsletters or follow us on social media! Click Here

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BALM Prospectus 2022-2023

Time for a new year and new courses! We are refocussing on knowledge and good practice in Mental Health and will be offering short courses to improve understanding and awareness of the challenges faced by mental health services in low-middle income countries. As well as continuing our work to build capacity and skills in the mental health sector to meet the needs of disadvantaged and vulnerable populations. For more information please download our prospectus.

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