The Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), launched on October 9th 2009, is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre, including the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), SLAM and our KCL and NHS Trust partners. It aims to build on the existing collaborations and complementary strengths of these two institutions to foster research and training as a contribution to strengthening Global Mental Health.

The Centre is jointly led by Professor Ricardo Araya at King’s Health Partners, and Dr Ritz Kakuma and Dr Julian Eaton at LSHTM. Grace Ryan and Dr Arlinda Cerga-Pashoja at LSHTM are Deputy Directors, and Dr Melanie Abas at King's Health Partners is Deputy Director.