Happiness for the Whole Family: A Report

Investing in mental health may be the most cost-effective way to improve human well-being. This news comes from a report recently released by the Happier Lives Institute (HLI), entitled Happiness for the Whole Family, which concluded that mental health support provides greater long-term benefits to recipients and their household members than a direct cash transfer. HLI…

Fueling our work through technology

Building on our successes scaling through teletherapy during the pandemic, StrongMinds has now integrated phone-based technology throughout our operations, enhancing our ability to identify and treat individuals with depression, even as our in-person therapy operations resume. We continue to offer a pathway to depression screenings through *252, a short-code phone number in Uganda, and WhatsApp…

Half a million people in Africa reached through our innovative depression treatment

StrongMinds has reached a new milestone: we have now treated depression in more than 100,000 women and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and changed the lives of their 400,000 dependents and family members. This milestone comes as the third wave of COVID-19 has caused unprecedented mental health impacts to many vulnerable African communities. The benefits of depression treatment…