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 … Continue reading

Sierra Leone resources on WHO MiNDbank – Country Resources

The WHO MiNDbank Project is an online resource covering resources across mental health, disability and development. Here is a little WHO blurb on the MiNDbank Project: Check out the latest for Sierra Leone here: WHO MiNDbank РSIERRA LEONE Country Resources.

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