Information about WFMH
WFMH is an international membership organization founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health.
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.
To heighten public awareness about the importance of mental health, and to gain understanding and improve attitudes about mental disorders.
To promote mental health and prevent mental disorders.
To improve the care, treatment and recovery of people with mental disorders.
Founded in 1948
The Federation began with members, 'not of individuals or countries, but of societies' from 46 countries. Today, with members and contacts in over 90 countries, the founding principles of the WFMH still hold true.4
WFMH SLATE OF DIRECTORS
|PRESIDENT||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT AFRICA|
|Nasser Loza||Johannes John-Langba|
|PRESIDENT ELECT||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT ASIA PACIFIC|
|Tsuyoshi Akiyama||Roy Kallivayalil|
|IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN|
|Ingrid Daniels||Brigitte Khoury|
|CORPORATE SECRETARY||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT EUROPE|
|Silvia Raggi||Jukka Karkkainen|
|TREASURER||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT LATIN AMERICA|
|Andrew Mohanraj||Fernando Lolas Stepke|
|VICE PRESIDENT CONSTITUENCY DEVELOPMENT||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT NORTH AMERICA/CARIBBEAN|
|Sunil Mittal||Allan Tasman|
|VICE PRESIDENT PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT||REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OCEANIA|
|Roberto Mezzina||Julie Millard|
|DIRECTORS AT LARGE|
|Spyridon Zormpas||Mehnaz Zafar|
|Shu-Jen Lu||Juan Carlos Fantin|
|Sabine Bahrer-Kohler||Viktor Vus|
|Indira Sharma||Unaiza Niaz|
|SECRETARY GENERAL & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER|