Mental Health Professionals in a devastated society: Gazan and British clinicians in conversation

On the afternoon of Saturday 11th November there will be an opportunity to participate in a two-hour Skype link-up between mental health workers in Gaza and London. Details can be found below including information on how to request a place.  Please share this letter with work teams, colleagues, professional networks and others with an interest in mental … Continue reading Mental Health Professionals in a devastated society: Gazan and British clinicians in conversation

‘Political Minds’, a march, and other events for your diary

Sunday 29th October, Hanley, Staffordshire "Broken Promises: keeping hope alive" Day Conference on anniversary of Balfour Declaration organised by Sumud Palestine with Bernard Regan, Haim Bresheeth and Brian Brown. Further details: Click here Sumud Palestine supports mental health infrastructure development in the West Bank http://www.sumudpalestine.org.uk     Saturday 18th November, London 6pm Political Minds: a Freud … Continue reading ‘Political Minds’, a march, and other events for your diary

Mental Health Tour: focus on children and families under Occupation

Mental Health Specialist Study Tour to Palestine/Israel 25 March – 3 April 2018     Learn about life today for the Palestinians living under a brutal military occupation trauma within families and how it affects women and children violence against children, including imprisonment perspectives from our Palestinian and Israeli counterparts This ten-day tour has been prepared for … Continue reading Mental Health Tour: focus on children and families under Occupation

USAPMHN hotly debated on the American Psychological Association’s “Division 39” forum

On July 11, 2017, the launch of the USAPMHN was announced through an email posting on the internet forum of Division 39, the branch of the American Psychological Association devoted to psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Over the next few days, there was a passionate exchange of email commentary from over 50 members of Division 39. … Continue reading USAPMHN hotly debated on the American Psychological Association’s “Division 39” forum

From Balfour to BDS: Is it ‘immoral’ to support the sanctions movement?

[UKPMHN mailing] Earlier this year a petition was submitted to the Government asking that it apologise on behalf of the country for having issued the Balfour Declaration in 1917, thereby giving some credibility to the Zionist plan to colonise Palestine. The UK Government has responded to the petition. In the letter in which it refuses … Continue reading From Balfour to BDS: Is it ‘immoral’ to support the sanctions movement?

Supporting Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli gaols

[UKPMHN mailing] SUBJECT: Supporting Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli gaols. Plus: MAP report underlines impact of Occupation on mental health situation in Palestine, and news of Ahmed Masoud's new play about life under Occupation Dear Friends, 1. In support of the mass hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners As, predictably, there has been … Continue reading Supporting Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli gaols