NLG Report: MHPSS gaps and recommendations Iraq and Syria Report

"In Iraq, the SEED Foundation has created parallel lines of management and technical supervision for frontline staff. Technical supervisors provide frontline staff support with the clinical and more technical aspects of the implementation of their activities – community based MHPSS, mental health and case management – and also conduct field visits to support front [...]

NLG Report: MHPSS gaps and recommendations Iraq and Syria Report2020-11-22T13:13:21+00:00

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions

SEED’s mental health advisor, Anne Lepelaars, spoke to Julie Meier to help frame her research for the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, about the challenges to providing mental health and psychosocial support services in Iraq.  Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions Julie Meier | July 27, 2020 | Georgetown Journal [...]

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Iraq: Challenges and Solutions2020-11-22T13:13:43+00:00

Importance of Managing Stress and Well-being during COVID-19

The subject of mental health, stress, and wellbeing are often regarded as taboo in Kurdish culture. With the COVID-19 restriction measures, periods of lockdown that Kurdistan has endured since March, and increased economic hardship, it has become increasingly important to take care of our mental health.  In addition to adapting to remote, by phone or [...]

Importance of Managing Stress and Well-being during COVID-192020-11-22T13:13:31+00:00

Improving the Services for Religious Minority Communities Across Ninewa

SEED’s Center for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support MHPSS at Koya University, was commissioned to deliver a six-month training program on Psychosocial Support for 12 staff members by the Serving and Learning Together (SALT) Foundation an NGO that supports the Iraqi Christian Churches and the Christian Communities. Their main services are income-generating projects, support of [...]

Improving the Services for Religious Minority Communities Across Ninewa2020-11-22T13:13:10+00:00

Two trauma specialists from the US explain trauma

SEED is proud to present Part 1 of six interviews with two trauma specialists from the United States: Holly Aldrich (Director of the Center for Homicide Bereavement) and Barbara Hamm (Director of Victim Services at the Department of Community Health Improvements). The interviews were conducted by SEED’s Co-Founder and Vice President, Tanya Gilly Khailany. In [...]

Two trauma specialists from the US explain trauma2020-11-22T13:12:45+00:00
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