2018 IIMHL Match Summaries

Please see individual match summaries and match articles (more to come soon) from the 2018 IIMHL Leadership Exchange below.  For consolidated reports and copies of presentations, please click on the links provided below: 

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1 "Ask Once Get Help Fast" - Building a Collaborative Culture: Working beyond front-line boundaries to build Connected; Compassionate; Support for People Presenting with Distress pdf button   VideoIcon-Half  

Better Outcomes for Work Based Intervention Programs to Promote Health, Workability and Reduce Sick Leave

-  Thriving at Work: The Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers

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 Stevenson / Farmer

3 Building Bridges Between Families/Carers & Service Systems     VideoIcon-Half  
4 Building Bridges Beyond Borders: Cities and urban regions as platforms for mental health (I-CIRCLE)     VideoIcon-Half


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5 Building Bridges – Empowering Sámi and Indigenous Mental Wellness pdf button   VideoIcon-Half  

Children & Youth: Innovation Across Countries


    Werry Workforce Wharaurau

    Moving towards family-focused service delivery across the mental health and addictions sectors in

    Aotearoa, New Zealand - Werry Workforce Wharaurau 1 -

    Supporting children, families & communities experiencing a range of adversities: A perspective from

    Scotland - Dr Michael Smith

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 Werry Workforce Wharaurau 1

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 Michael Smith


Digital Technologies for Mental Health - Building Virtual Bridges for Prevention

    Literature Review: 

    -  RE-AIMing e-Mental Health: A Rapid Review of Current Research - Mental Health Commission

       of Canada

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8 Facilitating Young People's Involvement and Advocacy in Service Design and Delivery, Policy and Research   pdf button

Financing and Economic Modelling to Incentivize Better Mental Health Outcomes


    -  Social Investment and Social Outcomes Contracting - a tool for outcomes focused implementation

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10 Implementing Cross-sectoral Policies for Suicide Prevention – Challenges and opportunities     VideoIcon-Half  
11 Improving Mental Health Crisis Care      VideoIcon-Half  
12 Innovation in Addiction Services in Iceland pdf button      

Innovative Approaches to Mental Health in Primary Care

    Presentations & Articles:

    -  Testing a New Model of Primary Mental Health Care in New Zealand - Sue Hallwright

    -  Primary Care & Community Mental Health - Developing a sustainable local mental health system -

       Emma Tiffin

    -  Primary Care Mental Health in Western Australia - Rod Astbury

    -  Organisational Interventions to Increase Quality of Mental Health Care in Primary Care - The PRIM-

       CARE RTC - Cecilia Björkelund, Jeanette Westman Christina Möller, Irene Svenningsson,

       Eva-Lisa Petersson, Anna Holst

    -  Primary Care & Community Well Being Perspectives from Sheffield - Dr Fiona Goudie &

       Dr Steve Thomas


    -  Families, Systems & Health - Implementation of Behavioral Health Interventions in Real World

       Scenarios: Managing Complex Change - Khaya D. Clark, Benjamin F. Miller, Larry A. Green,

       Frank V. de Gruy, Melinda Davis, and Deborah J. Cohen

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Emma Tiffin


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 Rod Astbury


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14 Mental Health and Aging - A public health challenge. How do we bridge the gap?        
15 Mental Health Metrics - International comparison of mental health pdf button   VideoIcon-Half  
16 Optimizing the Promise of School Mental Health - A roadmap to inclusion and better health        
17 Peer Support and Peer Involvement in Strategy Development - Practical implications and different experiences worldwide!     VideoIcon-Half  
18 Prevention and Health Promotion for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health and Development (Stockholm)     VideoIcon-Half  
19 Promoting the Mental Health of Immigrants      VideoIcon-Half  
20 Self-harming Behaviour - Building Bridges Between Preventive and Clinical Approaches      VideoIcon-Half  
21 Serious Mental Health and Physical Health      VideoIcon-Half  
22 Substance Dependency and Mental Health - How do we build the bridge?      VideoIcon-Half  
23 Tackling Stigma as a Route to Mental Health Inclusion   pdf button    

The Right to Work in Practice - From Stigma and segregation to human rights and integration


    - Alfa IPS. Individual Placement and Support. 

    - What Works for People Living with Mental Ill Health (and Why) - Bob Groves, Mental Health Europe

    - Mental Illness, People's Suffering and the Responsbility of the Welfare State:

      Some personal reflections - Palle Storm




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25 The Role of Research Funders and Intermediaries in Mental Health Systems Improvement     VideoIcon-Half  
26 Transforming Mental Health Through Large Scale Arts Initiatives        
27 Transforming Public Mental Health and Wellbeing with ‘ACE’ (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Related Innovation; Getting beyond clinical to community        
28 When Mental Health meets Human Rights     VideoIcon-Half