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The Recovery-Oriented Mental Health System transformation in India (ROMHSI) study aims to transform mental health in India towards a focus on recovery and rights, in order to benefit 150 million Indian people living with mental health conditions.

The first study – ROMHSI-1 – was funded by Global Challenges Relief Fund (GCRF) and ran from August 2019 to July 2020. ROMHSI-1 had three objectives:

Objective 1: To create a new mental health Recovery Research Network in India (RRN-India)

The first meeting of RRN-India was held in February 2020. See here for more information.

Objective 2: To co-produce a theory of change for recovery-oriented mental health system transformation in India

This was successfully created. Click here to see it. It will be disseminated through academic papers and policy briefings which you can view here.

Objective 3: To support future research collaborations.

The co-produced theory of change underpins a planned Interdisciplinary Research Project called ROMHSI-2, involving the ROMHSI-1 partners and new Indian partners. It will be submitted for funding in 2020.