StrongMinds Uganda Retreat

The StrongMinds Uganda team held a retreat December 19-21, 2016.  The entire team of 47 personnel attended the two-day workshop, held in a serene environment away from office and the bustling city of Kampala to provide peace to staff during the retreat. GOAL The goal of the retreat was to give the Mental Health Facilitators…

Mental Health Awareness Day in Uganda

On Friday, November 25, the StrongMinds Uganda team joined the Ministry of Health to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Day in Kampala.       The StrongMinds Uganda stall with team spirit!  The pioneers of StrongMinds Uganada’s Peer Therapy were invited to attend.             Peer Therapy Group Facilitators with the Department…

mhNOW Press Release

Global and community leaders announce mhNOW initiative will engage 30 cities by 2030 to close the mental health gap Multi-stakeholder Commitment to Action announced by private, public, and philanthropic organizations at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2016 – Global and community leaders across sectors made a Commitment to Action for “mental…

A New Talent Discovered: Wanyama

MEET WANYAMA, a 41-year-old widow, who lost her husband 4 years ago, and has lost 3 of her children to AIDS. Her depression score at pre- assessment was severe and she had no interest in joining the StrongMinds Talk Therapy Group but the Mental Health Facilitator kept encouraging her to join. During the initial therapy…