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Shackled, sexually abused: Mentally ill Indonesians ‘live in hell’

Mar 21, 2016 - 11:00 AM

In Indonesia those with psychosocial disabilities are shackled locked away sexually abused secluded and forced therapies their treatment sometimes resulting to death

Post-Yolanda: Depression among mothers 'rising'

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:45 AM

If a mother’s depression is left untreated and becomes severe there is a chance her child will also suffer depression

Post-Yolanda: 'Cases of mental disorders to rise until 2015'

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines faces more challenges ahead in tackling mental health issues one year after Super Typhoon Yolanda

GRIEF. In this file photo taken on Nov 19, 2013, Mary Joy Ducusin reacts as she finds her missing 6 year old son, British citizen Jairo Ben among the bodies brought to one of three mass burial sites where they so far have received more than one thousand typhoon victims in Tacloban, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. File photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Taking care of Marabut's mental health

Nov 05, 2014 - 3:00 PM

More than listening an aid group assists Yolanda victims through a psychosocial program in a town where the essence of helplessness is really very strong

Post-Yolanda: Community support key to mental health

Nov 04, 2014 - 4:18 PM

With limited resources health groups tap into the power of community to address mental health challenges after Super Typhoon Yolanda

Yolanda a year after: Many still suffer grief, depression

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:43 PM

2nd UPDATE WHO estimates over 800 000 people in Yolanda hit areas have suffered different mental health conditions over the past year and 80 000 require further medication and support