Useful Links (click name)
African Healing for Wellbeing explores healing traditions from Africa and the Caribbean
Afiya Trust is committed to reducing inequalities in health and social care of racialised groups in UK.
Black Mental Health gives news and comment about mental health in relation to black and minority ethnic people in the UK.
Critical Psychiatry network has been created by medical doctors to share views and information on alternatives to traditional (biomedical) psychiatry and western psychology
Social Perspectives Network is interested in social construction of illness and in promoting social perspectives in the mental health field
Mind is the leading mental health charity in the England and Wales, involving service users and professionals, challenging discrimination and campaining for change.
Survivor Research is a useful source of a developing field.
Trauma & Global Health Program is co-ordinated by McGill University (Montreal) with field work in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Peru and Guatemala.
World Health Organisation (WHO) is a special UN agency for health with regional offices all over the world. Its mental health website provides a lot of information.
Division of Transcultural Psychiatry at McGill University consist of scholars and clinicians within the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, devoted to promoting research, training and consultation in social and cultural psychiatry.
European Centre for the Study of Migration & Social Care (MASC) is an important centre for research and teaching is the European Centre for Study of Migration and Social Care (MASC) at the University of Kent in Canterbury (UK). MASC runs several courses for people working with refugees and asylum seekers in Europe.
NEST is a Sri Lankan (NGO providing services for people in need of mental health support and social care.
Aetearoa Ethnic Network aims to promote and connect ethnic communities in Aotearoa / New Zealand.
Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies provided information about NGOs involved in MH and social care in Sri Lanka.
People's Rural Development Association (PRDA) is a Sri Lankan NGO devoted to rural development including development in mental health and psychosocial care.