Saturday, April 15, 2017


Therapy on a bench: the grandmas beating mental illness in Harare – video
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14th April 2017

the guardian
This post was originally published here

One in four people in Zimbabwe experiences mental health problems but there are only 13 psychiatrists in the country. To help plug the gap, Dixon Chibanda has developed a scheme to train an army of grandmothers, who offer a listening ear on park benches. The scheme challenges the stigma surrounding mental health and provides the women with company

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A *culture-bound syndrome found among the Shona people of Zimbabwe, included in *DSM-5, supposedly caused by mulling ...