Mental Health Initiatives
All our current activities are categorized under the following projects
Training and mentoring staff of NGOs with skills to provide mental health first aid to their beneficiaries and connect them to mental health practitioners (trained by ICHARS) to offer advanced mental health support where required.
Visit MHP initiative
An initiative to create a shift in the perception around visiting a mental health practitioner from overcoming psychological disorders to achieving and sustaining mental emotional and behavioral wellbeing.
The focus is to encourage people to take a pledge to seek professional support to sustain wellbeing instead of waiting for a psychological disorder.
Youth for Emotional Support is an important initiative that focuses on training youth with two primary skills that support the creation and sustenance of a happier, healthier society. These skills include
- Managing their own thoughts and emotions
- Providing emotional first aid to friends and family
MEHAK (Mental and Emotional Health Awareness through Knowledge) is an initiative to facilitate the destigmatizing of mental health and creating awareness about the importance of mental health along with the most effective ways to stay emotionally and mentally healthy.