Kismayo Mental Health Workshop in Partnership with Kisima

kismayo Workshop4Kisima, a local NGO in Kismayo, and The Somali Mental Health Foundation conducted a preliminary Mental Health Assessment on 25th -27th Jan and has also conducted a three days training workshop for most of the influential community groups,  civil society and the local authorities in Kismayo. The purpose of this workshop was to raise the local people’s awareness about the problems that face people who are affected by mental health disorders, and to increase their basic skills and knowledge to provide care, treatment and any other available support to the affected people.  The Workshop focused on the following areas:

  1. Introduction to mental health
  2. Psychotic disorders
  3. What do families do when a member develops psychotic illness?


Click here to read the full workshop report: