Below is a list of resources which include research published from Project MIND and links to organisations offering various healthcare services.


  1. Bronwyn Myers, Petal Petersen-Williams, Claire van der Westhuizen, Crick Lund, Carl Lombard, John A Joska, Naomi S Levitt, Christopher Butler, Tracey Naledi, Peter Milligan, Dan J Stein, Katherine Sorsdahl. Community health worker-delivered counselling for common mental disorders among chronic disease patients in South Africa: a feasibility study BMJ Open 2019;9:e024277. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024277

  2. Myers, B., Joska, J.A., Lund, C., Levitt, N.S., Butler, C., Naledi, T., Milligan, P., Stein, D., Sorsdahl, K. (2018). Patient preferences for the integration of mental health counselling and chronic disease care in South Africa. Patient Preference and Adherence 2018:12 1797-1803.  DOI:

  3. Carrie Brooke-Sumner, Petal Petersen-Williams, James Kruger, Hassan Mahomed, Bronwyn Myers; ‘Doing more with less’: a qualitative investigation of perceptions of South African health service managers on implementation of health innovations, Health Policy and Planning, , czz017,

  4. Brooke-Sumner C, Sorsdahl K., Lombard C., Petersen-Williams P., Myers, B. (2018). Protocol for development and validation of a context-appropriate tool for assessing organisational readiness for change in primary health clinics in South Africa.  BMJ Open. 8(4):e020539. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020539.

  5. Myers, B., Lund, C., Lombard, C., Joska, J., Levitt, N., Butler, C., Cleary, S., Naledi, T., Milligan, P.,  Stein, D., Sorsdahl, K. (2018). Comparing dedicated and designated models of integrating mental health into chronic disease care: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. (2018). Biomed Central, DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-2568-9. DOI:

  6. Myers, B., Breuer, E., Lund, C., Williams, PP, van der Westhuizen, C., Brooke-Sumner C., Naledi, T., Stein, DJ, Sorsdahl, K. Assessing capability for implementing mental health counselling within primary care facilities in a middle-income country: A feasibility study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 2019 Apr 15. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12519. IF: 2.01
  7. Mutyambizi-Mafunda, V., Myers, B., Sorsdahl, K., Lund, C., Naledi, T., Cleary, S. (2019). Integrating a Brief Mental Health Intervention into Primary Care Services for HIV and Diabetes Patients in South Africa: Study Protocol for a Trial Based Economic Evaluation. BMJ Open, e2019;9:e026973. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026973. IF: 2.38
  8. Magidson, J.F., Jack, H.E., Regenauer, K.S., Myers, B. (2019). Applying lessons from task sharing in global mental health to the opioid crisis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 87 (10). 962-966.
  9. Petersen Williams, P., Brooke-Sumner, C., Joska, J., Kruger, J., Vanleeuw, L., Dada, S., Sorsdahl, K., Myers, B. (2020). Young South African Women on Antiretroviral Therapy Perceptions of a Psychological Counselling Program to Reduce Heavy Drinking and Depression. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, 2249.
  10. Jack, H.E.; Regenauer, K.S., Myers, B., Magidson, J.F. (2020). Mutual capacity building to reduce the behavioral health treatment gap globally. Administration and Policy In Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 47, 497-500. doi: 10.1007/s10488-019-00999-y.
  11. Sorsdahl, K., Naledi, T., Lund, C., Levitt, N. S., Joska, J. A., Stein, D. J., & Myers, B. (2020). Integration of mental health counselling into chronic disease services at the primary health care level: Formative research on dedicated versus designated strategies in the Western Cape, South Africa. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy.
  12. Jacobs, Y., Myers, B., van der Westhuizen, C., Brooke-Sumner, C., Sorsdahl, K. (2020). Task sharing or task dumping: Counsellors experiences of delivering a psychosocial intervention for mental health problems in South Africa. Community Mental Health Journal.


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