Global Advocacy for Mental Health

Putting Africa’s Mental Health Crisis on the Global Agenda StrongMinds advocates for improved financing for mental health initiatives, addressing stigma around mental health, and elevating the voices of people with lived depression experience globally. Recently, we had the opportunity to advance these goals at three key summits. UN General Assembly At the UN General Assembly…

New Research: Six-Week Therapy Yields Improved Results

Since our first therapy groups commenced in 2014, we have sought to develop efficiencies in our therapy model that will allow us to reach more people with depression faster. Over the years, we have consistently heard from clients that attendance requirements for lengthy therapy cycles can interfere with income-producing work and childcare responsibilities. In response,…

New Partnerships Drive Geographical Expansion

StrongMinds has entered its first-ever government partnership outside of Uganda and Zambia. We recently signed an MOU with Mombasa County in Kenya to train 60 community health workers to deliver our IPT-G model. This achievement is the culmination of our growing Global Partnerships Program, which served nearly 8,000 people with depression in Ethiopia, Kenya, and…