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World Federation for Mental Health

Overview

WFMH is an international multidisciplinary organization with individual, voting and affiliate members in over 100 countries. Its members include mental health professionals, citizen advocates, consumers, family caregivers and members of the general public with an interest in international mental health service, advocacy and policy issues. For 60 years, WFMH has been working to make mental health a global priority.

Mission

The mission of the World Federation for Mental Health is to promote the advancement of mental health awareness, prevention of mental disorders, advocacy, and best practice recovery focused interventions worldwide.

History

The WFMH began in 1948 in London. It was created to be a continuously functioning agency to promote world mental health by means of meetings, education and an umbrella group to the grassroots organizations in the field.

Program

The WFMH co-ordinates the annual World Mental Health Day Campaign and the Biennial World Mental Health Congress. It also produces material on issues involving mind and body, depression awareness, and caregiver perspectives. The WFMH engages in advocacy and distributes educational information to aid in the prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

Impact

The WFMH heightens public awareness about the importance of mental health; gains understanding and improves attitudes about mental disorders; helps promote mental health and prevent mental disorders; and works to improve the care, treatment & recovery of people with mental disorders.

CEO

Preston J Garrison

Countries 

Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Province of China, Tanzania, United Republic of, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Tunisia, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Oman

States 

California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, Florida, Marshall Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico

Contact 

6564 Loisdale Court
Suite 301
Springfield, VA 22150
Phone: (703) 313-8680
www.wfmh.org
EIN: 54-1308953


Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. $50 will assist in mailing a box of material to upcoming meetings around the world - such as Hong Ko

Aid Mental Health

Ship meeting materials

World Federation for Mental Health

$50 will assist in mailing a box of material to upcoming meetings around the world - such as Hong Kong, Austria, California, Australia.

Regular price $50.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. For every $25 we receive we can distribute 10 more WMHDAY packets to people in developing countries,

Send Materials

10 mental health packs

World Federation for Mental Health

For every $25 we receive we can distribute 10 more WMHDAY packets to people in developing countries, such as - Nigeria, India, Haiti, Guatemala, Kenya, Mongolia.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Each donated membership gives a mental health worker a way to belong to the global mental health mov

Share Resources

Mental health info

World Federation for Mental Health

Each donated membership gives a mental health worker a way to belong to the global mental health movement and to receive educational information from the WFMH.

Regular price $15.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will provide a person in a low-income country one year of membership and benefits in the W

Sponsor A Member

One year membership

World Federation for Mental Health

This gift will provide a person in a low-income country one year of membership and benefits in the WFMH. Giving them access to all our member-info, directories, educational material and newsletters.

Regular price $30.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will pay for one hour of time for the Office of Information and Advocacy to help someone i

Support Outreach

One hour of outreach

World Federation for Mental Health

Your gift will pay for one hour of time for the Office of Information and Advocacy to help someone in need. Helping people find educational material, mental health resources in their community, bridging the gaps by giving people the information they need to create change!

Regular price $50.00