City of Rest’s new location

City of Rest has a beautiful new location in Grafton. The new site has a lot of space, enough for a basket ball court for Guest’s (Clients) recreation. The court was realized through a donation of the  Movember Fundraising Event in Sierra Leone. At the  back of this building is an even  bigger space that … Continue reading

Mental Health Situational Analysis of Sierra Leone 2012

Sierra Leone’s own mhLAP Country Facilitator, Joshua Duncan, has researched and analysed data from a variety of sources to produce a Mental Heath Situational Analysis of Sierra Leone 2012. The main and ultimate focus of the report is to bring out the mental health situation in Sierra Leone up until 2012. Its main contents constitutes a brief history … Continue reading

Quarterly Mental Health Coalition Meeting March 8, 2013

All Coalition members are invited to the Quarterly Mental Health Coalition Meeting at the Enabling Access to Mental Health Coalition in Sierra Leone Project Office, Bass Street 3 on Friday the 8th March 2013 at 10: 00 am Prompt.  The agenda of this meeting will be communicated later. Committees and sub-committees members are expected to come with … Continue reading

2013 MH Conference

On behalf of the Mental Health Coalition of Sierra Leone, we are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Mental Health Conference of Sierra Leone. This year’s conference will take place on 19th March, 2013 at the British Council in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Please see the attached Letter of Invitation, Official Invitation Card (with … Continue reading

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

Member update – Newach Outpatient Services

NUWACH OUTPATIENT SERVICES Coalition Member Update Nuwach Outpatient Services is your Freetown neighborhood resource for crisis intervention; employee assistance; individual and group psychotherapy; marriage and family therapy; nutritional counseling; reflexology; stress management; and youth behavioral therapy. Nuwach Outpatient Services current offers the following services:   INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM (IOP) Nuwach Outpatient Services offers a non-medical … Continue reading

The Coalition on Mental Health in Sierra Leone

Overview about the three coalition partners of the Project

City of Rest is a Day Care Mental Health Organisation, who deals with ranges of health challenges including Psychosis, Substance Abuse and Trauma. It deals with all range of age, with specific emphasis on youths and adults. At present, it is working on building a mental health coalition body that would serve as a voice … Continue reading