Mental Health Youth Advocate

About Mental Health Youth Advocate

Rationale:

Recognizing the importance of youth involvement in promoting mental health awareness and providing support within their communities.

Objective:

Equip young individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to advocate for mental health awareness and provide support services. Foster a supportive environment where mental health issues can be discussed openly and without stigma.

Activities:

Expert-led Training: Conduct thorough training sessions under the guidance of expert psychologists, focusing on active listening, mental health services, and advocacy skills.

Skill Development: Nurture essential skills in active listening, empathy, and effective communication to enable advocates to provide meaningful support.

Community Outreach: Engage youth advocates in spreading awareness and providing mental health support across various communities.

Impact:

The initiative has successfully trained 60 passionate youth mental health advocates, each equipped to make a significant impact in their communities. Through the efforts of these youth advocates, Lal Sabuj Society has provided counseling services to approximately 5,000 individuals, promoting mental well-being and support.By ensuring youth participation in mental health advocacy, the program helps destigmatize mental health issues and fosters a supportive and understanding environment.