International Day of the African Child is celebrated each year on June 16 to raise awareness of the continuing need for improvement of the education provided to African children.
In November StrongMinds launched a global search effort for the new Executive Director to lead StrongMinds Uganda. After reviewing over a hundred applicants and interviewing a dozen impressive candidates, StrongMinds is proud to announce that Dena Batrice has been selected as the Executive Director for StrongMinds Uganda. Dena brings a wealth of experience to the role…Details
StrongMinds: Treating Depression at Scale in Africa
Dr. Myrna Weissman, a member of the StrongMinds Advisory Board, recently released an updated and expanded edition of her book, The Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy. StrongMinds’ work was founded on a randomized control trial of Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy that took place in Uganda in 2002, which was conducted by Paul Bolton et al. Dr. Weissman adapted…Details
Depression is the leading cause of disability globally. More than 25% African women are suffering from depression and 85% have no access to mental health treatment. StrongMinds is the only organization focused on scaling a solution to the depression epidemic in Africa through its proven group talk therapy programs. Depression affects every aspect of a woman’s…Details