IT'S TIME FOR THE MIND TO SMILE
We are here to end the suffering from depression for all internally displaced persons and refugees in Africa
WE'RE CHANGING LIVES IN AGAGO DISTRICT, NORTHERN UGANDA
We have 18 community health workers offering counseling for mental health.
They are the frontline warriors of Finemind.
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On September 14, 2019, Finemind organized the first mental health medical camp dubbed the 'Positive Mind Project' in Paimol sub-county of Agago District, attracting over 800 people for an inspiring day of edutainment activities, song and dance, acrobatic performances and counseling provision for over 150 people!
In 2018, we concluded our pilot study in Uganda offering a collaborative stepped care intervention to unite community health workers, primary care physicians, and a mental health specialist. In six months, our three lay workers carried out over 700 counseling sessions, enrolled 258 patients, & successfully discharged 189 patients.