Depression in Developing Countries

BY SREEJA KODALI for YALE GLOBAL HEALTH REVIEW Worldwide Prevalence of Diagnosed Clinical Depression. Source: Max Fisher, Washington Post In his book The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, Andrew Solomon, describes the “worst case of depression” he had ever seen. Maggie Robbins, charming and “always so lustrous with energy,” in her deepest depression, was…

A Depression-Fighting Strategy That Could Go Viral

A Depression-Fighting Strategy That Could Go Viral By Tina Rosenberg, New York Times, December 4, 2014 When Ebola ends, the people who have suffered, who have lost loved ones, will need many things. They will need ways to rebuild their livelihoods. They will need a functioning health system, which can ensure that future outbreaks do…

2014 Results

To date, we have successfully treated 514 women in our therapy groups! Our team of trained and certified mental health facilitators use group interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-G) to treat these poor women who live on $1-2 a day.  The results from our first phase are very encouraging. Impact Synopsis An Impact Evaluation indicates that the StrongMinds’…