Cameroon girls say NO to psychoactive substances
Alcohol abuse campaign
Using sports to educate adolescents about mental heatlh in Limbe
HELP FOR ORPHANS IN CAMEROON WILL BECOME BUILDING MINDS AFRICA SOON
Healing War Orphans in Vulnerable Communities
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.
In order to achieve our 2030 sustainable development goals, children have to be in good mental health. Poor mental health hinders learning which is a major step for sustainable development. War has a devastating effect on children’s mental health as it effects can last a lifetime. Traumatic events have profound effects on cognitive , affective and behavioral aspects of children and causes them to suffer from anxiety disorders, depression, post traumatic stress disorder and other personality disorders.
Types of therapies for children: Cognitive behavioral therapy,expressive arts therapy,music therapy, mindfulness and relaxation training, psychodrama and psycho-synthesis.
For adolescents: Cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), psychoanalysis,hypnotherapy, group therapy, interpersonal therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy.
Using sports to educate adolescents about drug abuse
Therapeutic drawing and interpretation
Substance Abuse Education For Adolescents
Each year education on the adverse effects of illicit drugs is given adolescents in schools, rehabilitation centers, and community groups. Lectures on the effects of illicit drugs on academic performance, physical health, mental health are taught. Adolescents are also made to know the number of death recorded each year due to drug abuse, drug law and sanctions, and the situation in Cameroon.
Drug addiction is a disease found in every 2 out of 10 youths in Cameroon. Youths drop out of school as well as indulge in many offences. Help for orphans in cameroon working in partnership with the South west psychotherapy group and clinical psychologist, treat addicts using cognitive behavioral therapy, detoxification, multivational interview, multidimensional family therapy.
Mental Health Camps
In order to foster good mental health in youths, the following topics taught in our mental health camps: conflict management, anger management, Self-esteem and quality of life, Relationship issues, Coping with rejection, Handling frustration, Building resilience, and Stress management strategies etc…
Dance For Mental Health
Dance is used to relax muscles and to boost happy hormones in children. In this light, dance is always incorporated in our therapy programs. children dance ballet, traditional dances, etc.
Drug education poster
Orphans say No to Cocaine, Marijuana, and Herion
No hard drug for orphans in cameroon