When you send a mental health training team, you shape families, communities, and nations. In most developing countries, access to mental health care is difficult if not impossible. Equipping church leaders, social workers, and health care providers with basic mental health and counseling skills provides a safety net in the community.
Training for 90 New Informal Providers
The mental health training team has been busy this year, training in 6 nations since the beginning of February.Read more.
Training Update: Myanmar
“We give the food and love, but it’s not enough. Their need is inside.” Hannah cares for 64 orphaned children.Read more.
World Mental Health Day is October 10th
October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day to draw attention to the need for mental health care. TheRead more.
Madagascar: Fighting Discouragement
A physician looks for ways to fight discouragement in patients, and stigma in the community.Read more.
Training in Madagascar
Tributaries International collaborated with Mercy Ships in Madagascar August 11-15 to train community caregivers in mental health.Read more.
Vocalists from Liberia & Pakistan Unite to Release Songs for Healing.
We don’t often think of places like Pakistan or Liberia when we think of Christmas music, but as Arif says:Read more.
Traveling from Afar, We Come Together
Blending their voices and bending their knees, Arif and Kanvee have poured their hearts out into the songs they haveRead more.
Mental Health Training Update
This summer, a mental health team from Tributaries International trained over 200 service providers in four nations. “This has helpedRead more.
Church Leaders Get Mental Health Training in Nepal
Seventy-one informal care providers received training in basic mental health and trauma in August. Participants were among those responding afterRead more.
Children’s Trauma Healing in Sri Lanka
Twenty-seven leaders in Sri Lanka were trained this month as children’s trauma healing facilitators. In the week immediately following training, they appliedRead more.
Healing Takes Time
How can you help children who are struggling if they won’t talk about it?Read more.
Helping Children Cope with Grief
When the advanced church leader training in Benin was shortened, the Mental Health Team was able to spend time atRead more.