Category Archives: Awareness Raising

Coalition member’s journalism on allAfrica.com

Congratulations to Coalition member Amjata Bayoh on his well-written and balanced piece on mental health in Sierra Leone.

His piece, Nurses Not Curses – Witchcraft Beliefs and Mental Health in Sierra Leone, can be found on allAfrica.com here:

http://allafrica.com/stories/201402041125.html

You can learn more about youth star, Amjata, by visiting his organization’s ¬†website:

West African Medical Missions (WAMM)

 

Sierra Leone Mental Health Policy Launched by First Lady

Backed by the efforts of the Sierra Leone Mental Health Coalition, the MOHS launches the Mental Health Policy and Strategic Plan on the commemoration of World Mental Health Day, 2012.

WHO Press Coverage:

http://www.afro.who.int/en/sierra-leone/press-materials/item/5026-sierra-leone-launches-mental-health-policy-and-strategic-plan.html

Local Press Coverage:

http://www.thetorchlight.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4081:first-lady-launches-mental-health-policy-document&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=27

Sierra Leone Mental Health Policy:

http://www.whosierraleone.org/1_docs/mohspartnersdocs/mental_health_policy.pdf