World Health Day 2017

  On Friday, April 7, 2017, StrongMinds marked World Health Day at the World Health Organization’s event at the United Nations in New York City.  StrongMinds was joined by other local, national, and international nonprofits working in the global mental health space, as well as academic partners from the New York City area. The theme…

Making a Connection: Specioza

Specioza is a 28 years old woman.  Her life in Uganda has not been easy.  She was born with a heart valve condition, which has always impacted her life making it more difficult, and sometimes painful, to do things that many find normal. Last year, she was hospitalized for an extended period in Mulago Hospital…

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…