The Tributaries International mental health team recently returned from training in Myanmar and Nepal. These seminars equipped 48 new informal service providers. The team did a two-day follow-up for 15 church leaders trained last year in Myanmar. “Sons and Daughters” One follow-up participant said, “I’m an introvert but when I […]
Andre says people always seem to back away when the topic of mental health comes up. So he takes a proactive approach. As a pastor, when he sees signs someone may be struggling he initiates a conversation. If the person wants to talk, he listens. Sometimes people are holding grief […]
We are getting more requests for mental health training in all parts of the world, which is both heartbreaking and wonderful. Heartbreaking because so many people are suffering. People are displaced, abused, trapped in conflict and poverty and hopelessness. Yet, it is wonderful because people find hope and practical help […]
The mental health training team has been busy this year, training in 6 nations since the beginning of February.
“We give the food and love, but it’s not enough. Their need is inside.” Hannah cares for 64 orphaned children. She had just finished a TI training seminar.
October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day to draw attention to the need for mental health care. The TI mental health team was recently in Nepal, where we followed up on church and community leaders equipped last year, and trained a new group of workers for Hope for […]
A physician looks for ways to fight discouragement in patients, and stigma in the community.
Tributaries International collaborated with Mercy Ships in Madagascar August 11-15 to train community caregivers in mental health.
We don’t often think of places like Pakistan or Liberia when we think of Christmas music, but as Arif says: “All cultures and societies have great differences, but Jesus and His love are the same everywhere.”
Blending their voices and bending their knees, Arif and Kanvee have poured their hearts out into the songs they have put together. As the wise men traveled from afar and came together to pay tribute and give gifts to the newborn King, so everyone involved in this project does the same.