Welcome to SSPC

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) is a nonprofit, interdisciplinary organization devoted to furthering research, clinical care & education in cultural aspects of mental health & illness.

Global Mental Health Assessment Database (GMhAD)

A database of culturally appropriate assessment tools for use in low- and middle-income countries.

Become a Member

Advance your career in cultural psychiatry. And network and collaborate with cultural psychiatry experts in research, education, and clinical care.

Mentorship for Trainees

Gain belonging. Enrich interests. Develop professionally.

Contribute to the President's Fund

Support the activities of SSPC in the study of mental health, global health, and culture.
Your donation will help trainees, early-career professionals, and speakers from low-income countries.


SSPC members receive a free subscription to the journal Transcultural Psychiatry and a discount on our annual meeting registration. SSPC members also enjoy free access to recorded versions of our webinars. Please visit our webinar page to see what’s available.