Two leading platforms transforming mental health in cities – I-CIRCLE and citiesRISE – are creating a strategic partnership to develop a global cities alliance that will support a unified vision for the Mental Health Friendly Cities movement. Starting with local collective action in the first five citiesRISE cities of Chennai, Nairobi, Bogota, Sacramento, and Seattle, the […]
Collective action behind the scenes: browse citiesRISE updates from the field, media, reports, and more.
by Priya Menon for Times of India
October 10th, 2018 – On this World Mental Health Day, I am writing to reflect on all we have achieved together and set the stage for furthering our collaborative efforts in the coming times. Collectively we conceived citiesRISE in response to several intersecting demographic and social trends. As a culmination of our listening and learning journey across various countries […]
This summer, youth leaders from different organizations came together in Chennai to exchange ideas, share experiences and collectively act on mental health! They were joined by various stakeholders who listened as youth made clear what was needed for the future of their mental health, having a bit of fun in the process!
citiesRISE co-founders Moitreyee Sinha and Chris Underhill share learnings on the World Economic Forum’s Davos 2018 World Agenda blog series. In a rapidly changing world where there is a strong need to create a shared future in a fractured world, citiesRISE is shaping conversations at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting for strengthened commitment for […]
Berlin, Germany – 12 October 2017 – The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) today inaugurated its new president, Helen Herrman, and launched its 2017-2020 Action Plan that sets a bold new agenda for how psychiatrists can elevate their role in addressing global mental health challenges through collaborative action and stronger links to communities around the world.
Take a look at some photos from our recent collaborative efforts around the world, including with partners from the India Law Society to scale up the Atmiyata model as part of the Accelerator work (above).
In September 2017, citiesRISE joined the International Initiative for Leadership in Mental Health (IIMLH)/I-CIRCLE convening composed of cities leaders from the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the US that gather each year to discuss mental health city leadership.
What challenges do young people face regarding mental health? What should be the key areas to address on this issue?
We believe that healthy minds unleash the hidden potential of communities – to that end, we are thrilled to unveil a new brand for our initiative (formerly called “mhNOW”) that will allow us to unleash that potential: citiesRISE.