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Masaka Diocese opens special rehabilitation centre for depression victims

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Masaka Diocese has opened a special counselling and psychosocial support facility for emotionally and spiritually stressed people in the area. Established at the Daughters of Mary Convent in Bwanda, Kalungu district, the center will provide psychosocial rehabilitation and support services to people that are …

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Dominic Ongwen pleads for psychosocial support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dominic Ongwen has pleaded with the International Criminal Court-ICC to offer him psychosocial support instead of 25 years imprisonment. Ongwen, the former Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army–LRA was on May 6, 2021, sentenced to 25 years in jail by the International …

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Educators tasked to offer psychosocial support to teenage mothers

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gulu District Education Department has tasked all headteachers in primary and secondary schools to offer psychosocial support to pregnant girls and teenage mothers who will resume studies next week. The directive issued during a meeting with all school headteachers in Gulu city is aimed …

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Pentecostal church leaders to prioritize psychosocial support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of the National Fellowship of Born-Again Pentecostal Churches of Uganda-NFBPC has resolved to start psychosocial support programs in their places of worship following the partial reopening from the second lockdown. During their retreat in Masaka city, the fourteen regional overseers of Pentecostal Churches in …

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Students undergo training in mental health and psychosocial support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 50 students from different schools across the country have received training in mental health and psychosocial support to help people within their communities. The students have been equipped with skills to help them identify and listen to people with mental health and psychosocial challenges …

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