Community of Practice 7
Wednesday, Aug 4 at 9pm IST
This week we will focus on mental health training and outreach programs for rural communities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Anant Bhan will present the work done by Sangath in Bhopal. Sangath is committed to improving health across the life span by empowering existing community resources. They address the psychological and social needs of people through comprehensive interventions. Dr. Sangeeta Goswami will present MIND India's work in Guwahati with respect to capacity building using barefoot counselors. MIND, an acronym for Mental and Intellectual Needs Development, is the driving principle behind MIND India. The vision is to instill the concept of positive mental health and wellbeing in people and the mission is to enable them to choose change.