Support for Project Staff Working in Mental Health

by chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti
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Support for Project Staff Working in Mental Health
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Support for Project Staff Working in Mental Health
Support for Project Staff Working in Mental Health
Support for Project Staff Working in Mental Health

Respected Donors

Greetings from Chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti

We have got your valuable support through GlobalGiving. We have started the awareness and baseline research with rural community in this quarter.

During this quarter we did not carries more activity due to Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.

In previous We have selected 2 districts (Bastar and Bilaspur) to start community mental health program. Firstly, we have carried out baseline research in 5 village of each district. On this process, we have organized many awareness programs like corner meeting, poster exhibitions and social mapping. We have addressed many mental health issues and challenges. We have identified some high-risk clients. We have mapped support system and institutions in village level for mental health needs.

These all activities are increasing our knowledge and capacity about community mental health issues. We are involving actively into the rural community.

We expect that you will spread the word within your social reach about our work and initiative to help us garner great support for our team.


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Respected Donors

Greetings from Chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti

We have got your valuable support through GlobalGiving. We have started the awareness and baseline research with rural community in this quarter.

We have selected 2 districts (Bastar and Bilaspur) to start community mental health program. Firstly, we have carried out baseline research in 5 village of each district. On this process, we have organized many awareness programs like corner meeting, poster exhibitions and social mapping. We have addressed many mental health issues and challenges. We have identified some high-risk clients. We have mapped support system and institutions in village level for mental health needs.

These all activities are increasing our knowledge and capacity about community mental health issues. We are involving actively into the rural community.

We expect that you will spread the word within your social reach about our work and initiative to help us garner great support for our team.


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Respected Donors 

Greetings from Chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti 

We have got your valuable support through Global Giving. We have started the awareness and baseline research with the rural community in this quarter. 

We have selected 2 districts (Bastar and Bilaspur) to start the community mental health program. Firstly, we have carried out baseline research in 5 villages of each district. In this process, we have organized many awareness programs like corner meetings, poster exhibitions, and social mapping. We have addressed many mental health issues and challenges. We have identified some high-risk clients. We have mapped support systems and institutions in the village level for mental health needs 

These activities are increasing our knowledge and capacity of community mental health issues. We are involving actively in the rural community

  Activity during the quarter (AUG 2019 to NOV 2019) 

During this quarter our team has participated in the 2nd phase of the training program “Programing for Inclusion of Person with psychological disabilities” held on 27 May 2019 to 3rd Jun 2019 in Pune Maharashtra. We have learned about the Art and play for wellbeing in development, Community Mobilization and Participation, Peer support and support counseling, Family counseling for communities. We have learned about client assessment tools like WHO-QoL, Nutrition assessment, family and social assessment and clinical assessment, etc. 

Presently we are assessing our 47 identify clients in both districts Bastar and Bilaspur. We have prepared an intervention plan for each client. We have started some interventions like peer support, art-based activities, and individual and family counseling. After the interventions, some clients likely come out from there mental stress. With time it will be more effective.  

 

Our First Achievement (about client A) 

As we shared in our last report, we had found a client “A” (for client privacy issue, we are not disclosing the identity of the client). Who was completely facing mental stress and phycological issue? 

We are providing here some peer support and individual counseling. Now she has almost come out from her socio-phycological issue. She is deciding to start a new life and get married again. Hope we will share the detail of her marriage in our next report.  

We expect that you will spread the word within your social reach about our work and initiative to help those people like our client “A”. 

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Activity during the quarter (May 2019 to Jul 2019)

During this quarter our team has participated to the 2nd phase of training program “Programing for Inclusion of Person with psychological disabilities” held on 27 May 2019 to 3rd Jun 2019 in Pune Maharashtra. We have learned about the Art and play for wellbeing in development, Community Mobilization and Participation, Peer support and support counselling, Family counselling for communities. We have learned about client assessment tools like WHO-QoL, Nutrition assessment, family and social assessment and clinical assessment etc.

Presently we are assessing our 47 identify client in both district Bastar and Bilaspur. We have prepared an intervention plan for each client. We have started some intervention like peer support, art-based activities and individual and family counseling. After the interventions some clients are likely came out from there mental stress. With the time it will be more effective.

 

Our First Achievement (about client A)

As we shared in our last report, we had found a client “A” (for client privacy issue, we are not disclosing the identity of client). Who was completely facing mental stress and phycological issue.

We are providing her some peer support and individual counselling. Now she has almost came out from her socio-phycological issue. She is deciding to start a new life and get marry again. Hope we will share the detail of her marriage in our next report.

We expect that you will spread the word within your social reach about our work and initiative to help those people like our client “A”.


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Respected Donors,

Greetings from Chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti

We have got your valuable support through GlobalGiving. We have started the awareness and baseline research with the rural community in this quarter.

We have selected 2 districts (Bastar and Bilaspur) to start the community mental health program. Firstly, we have carried out baseline research in 5 villages of each district. On this process, we have organized many awareness programs like corner meeting, poster exhibitions, and social mapping. We have addressed many mental health issues and challenges. We have identified some high-risk clients. We have mapped support system and institutions in village level for mental health needs.

These activities are increasing our knowledge and capacity of community mental health issues. We are involving actively in the rural community.

Our First Achievement

During Awareness and baseline research we had found a client “A” (for client privacy issue, we are not disclosing the identity of the client).

A is a single widow living in a village of Bastar district. Her husband has died 3 years ago and she also lost her single child in Jul 2018. After discussion with her, we found the mental or socio phycological issue with her.

  • She feels continuously headaches with her.
  • She felt lonely and sad.
  • She always lived under fear and worry.
  • She felt hopeless and disappointed.
  • She was thought about not to live or suicide.
  • She here strange sound or similar illusions.
  • She felt always ill herself.

Our team were continuously in touch and talked with her. We found that she is completely lonely. We included her with a Women Self Help Group. It’s a social cum economic activity group. She started to connect with group members and feeling better. After some days she had an opportunity to attend a livelihood training and counseling in nearby city Jagdalpur.

After she came back from Jagdalpur, she was more confident with herself. Now she has overcome her socio-phycological issues. Now she wants to marry again and live happy as like others. Hope we will share the information about her marriage in our next report.

We expect that you will spread the word within your social reach about our work and initiative to help those people like our client “A”.


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chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti

Location: raipur - India
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chhattisgarh Agricon Samiti
manas banerjee
Project Leader:
manas banerjee
raipur, Chhattisgarh India

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