Published on April 26th, 2016 | from CAMH Education
Social Entrepreneurship and Mental Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
New from CAMH Publications
CAMH’s latest publication is a practical resource for people developing interventions to address mental illness and its consequences for individuals, families and communities in low- and middle-income countries.
Social Entrepreneurship and Mental Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries is a guide is based off of intensive case studies with 5 organizations addressing a range of issues from which a common model of development emerged. It captures ideas and strategies from some of the most successful mental health interventionists in the world with the intent to enhance the success of others.
The guide includes:
- Case studies of organizations around the globe that are leaders in social entrepreneurship in mental health
- In-depth interviews with social entrepreneurs, frontline workers, clients and families which reveal how social entrepreneurship can transform innovative ideas into effective services in settings where health disparities are pervasive
- A series of discussion questions for readers to use to assess their skills, attitudes, policies and behaviours around applying social entrepreneurship principles to their work
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