Press Launch of The Malawi Quick Guide to Mental Health

Along with partners in Malawi, SMMHEP is proud to launch 'The Malawi QuickGuide to Mental Health' aimed at healthcare professionals with little to no experience of managing mental illness or distress.  The COVID-19 pandemic has galvanised its completion due to the likelihood of increased rates of mental illness during and after the pandemic and the predicted need for healthcare professionals to cross cover different specialities.  SMMHEP is grateful for the very significant contribution of Dr Donncha Mullin who took the lead in writing and editing the Guide and in coordinating a very succes



We unfortunately have had to suspend our psychiatry teaching in Malawi due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the present time.  We will post updates on this when possible, but still encourage people who would like to volunteer sometime in the future to continue to contact us by email at

6th Annual Malawi Mental Health Research and Practice Development Conference (2016)

Date: Monday 14th to Wednesday 16th March 2016

Venue: University of Malawi, College of Medicine

Organised by: Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Scotland-Malawi Mental Health Education Project (SMMHEP)

Funded by: Scottish Government Malawi Development Fund grant