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 […]
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.
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.
This summer, a mental health team from Tributaries International trained over 200 service providers in four nations. “This has helped us so much even in this short time,” Says one church leader. “People have noticed the change.”
Seventy-one informal care providers received training in basic mental health and trauma in August. Participants were among those responding after the April 25 earthquake and the following aftershocks through the church and through Hope for Nepal, a local organization that organized the seminars.
Pastor Samuel Kpavouvou, our partner in Togo, is certified as a Master facilitator for adults and children through the Mercy Ships Mental Health Program, and also through the American Bible Society Trauma Healing Institute. He has provided training to church and community leaders in Togo and other West African nations. […]