To provide a platform where mental health organizations from the regional countries of South Asia can come together.

To share information and resources regarding mental health interventions that have proven successful in our countries.

To conduct joint advocacy efforts as part of the global Speak your Mind campaign.

To apply for joint funding for multi-country mental health research and programs.

SAUMH Webinar: Mental health in South Asia: Lessons Learnt and Key Challenges

The South Asian Union for Mental Health hosted a webinar on World Mental Health Day 2020.
The theme was 'Mental health in South Asia: Lessons Learnt and Key Challenges'
Speakers were Dr Sabeena Kidwai - Member of the Sindh Mental Health Authority - Pakistan, Dr Neil Fernando - Consultant Psychiatrist/Senior Lecturer - General Sir John Kothelawala Defense University - Sri Lanka, Prof Dr Saroj Prasad Ojha - Head of the Department (Mental Health) - Tribhuvan University - Nepal and Ms Tanuja Babre - Program Coordinator - iCall Psychological Helpline - India.

SAUMH Webinar: Suicide Prevention in the South Asian region

The annual session of the South Asian Union for Mental Health was held on the 29th of September 2021 from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm IST.
The panelists:
- Professor Murad Moosa Khan - Pakistan
- Professor Diyanath Samarasinghe - Sri Lanka
- Arjun Kapoor - India
- Suraj Koirala - Nepal
- Yves Miel Zuñiga - The Philippines
Moderator: Pradeep Gunarathne - Sri Lanka

Our collegues at South Asian Union for Mental Health (SAUMH)