MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

When you invest in
mental health, you invest
in human resilience.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

When you invest in mental health, you invest in human resilience.

TREATING DEPRESSION AT SCALE IN AFRICA

  • In Africa, 66 million women are living with depression, and 85% have no access to treatment.
  • StrongMinds provides free, group talk therapy to low-income women and adolescents in Uganda and Zambia.
  • We scale our reach through peer-to-peer therapy, teletherapy, public education, and partnerships.
  • Women who complete our therapy achieve clinically significant reductions in depression symptoms, restoring hope for themselves and their families.
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HAPPINESS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

A report by the Happier Lives Institute has determined that investing in StrongMinds' mental health intervention is 9x more cost-effective in improving individual and household well-being than development assistance in the form of direct cash transfers. This underscores our commitment to providing every family in sub-Saharan Africa with a foundation of good mental health.

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When a woman recovers from depression, she changes the world around her. Follow the journey of depression and recovery in our latest animated video.

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