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9 October 2018

Financing and economic modelling to incentivise better mental health outcomes

Tomas Bokström and Dr David McDaid led an inspiring leadership match at IIMHL and IIDL on the way economic modelling, inter-sectoral outcomes and operational models for financing can drive investment and resource allocation for better mental health outcomes. Karla Bergquist reflects.


14 September 2018

Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with ACE-related innovation

At IIMHL and IIDL 2018, The Mental Health Foundation (Scotland) and The Scottish ACEs Hub hosted an inspiring leadership match: Transforming public mental health and wellbeing with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) related innovation. Denise Aylward of Pathways reflects.


14 August 2018

Iceland succeeds with multi-agency public health approach to addiction issues

At the IIMHL and IIDL Leadership Exchange, Ian McKenzie and Dr Murray Patton took a look at research demonstrating Iceland has had significant success in decreasing addiction issues.


17 July 2018

Supporting children, families and communities

This year Werry Workforce Whāraurau participated in the organisation of the IIMHL Child and Youth Match, and the facilitation of a workshop in the network meeting of the 2018 IIMHL Leadership Exchange.


19 June 2018

The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Pilot, Glasgow, Scotland

Rob Warriner, chief executive of Walsh Trust writes of his IIMHL experience learning about a new model of crisis mental health care in Glasgow, Scotland.