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Crises hit Liberia and Haiti hard. But they’ve needed mental health support long before Covid-19.

By The Carter Center Global Behavioral Health Team Less than a decade after Ebola impacted Liberia, which sits along the North Atlantic coastline in West Africa, a new threat sweeps the globe—Covid-19. Now, as it did then, The Carter Center’s Mental Health Program is working to sustain Liberia’s mental health…

Greg Miller Interviews Vikram Patel

Greg Miller Interviews Vikram Patel

December 5, 2013 Former fellow Greg Miller has a new piece out in WIRED Magazine about the preeminent psychiatrist Vikram Patel. Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is one of the leaders in the global mental health movement and well known for his strategy of…

Psychiatrist-Anthropologist on Mission to Help Those with Mental Illnesses in Low-Income Countries

Psychiatrist-Anthropologist on Mission to Help Those with Mental Illnesses in Low-Income Countries

June 27, 2013 An M.D./Ph.D. in psychiatry and medical anthropology, Dr. Brandon Kohrt, a consultant to the Carter Center Mental Health Program’s Liberia Mental Health Initiative, is undertaking innovative mental health projects in developing countries including Nepal and Liberia. In Liberia, Dr. Kohrt has assisted in researching programs to reduce…