Mental Health Awareness
Mental illness is on the rise, with mental health awareness camps becoming helpful for community members to cope, manage and succeed. Such camps are organised by I Can Foundation India for girls and women in slums and married communities where the lives of these girls and women get stuck between their livelihoods and their families. These women do not even know what mental health is and it is the most important of all other diseases.
Mental Health Awareness Camp was focused on helping mothers understand what they perceive as good / bad mental health, teaching them mindfulness techniques and experiencing the joy of movement through dance / movement therapy We do. Members participated in this campaign benefiting from creative expression and learned about basic coping skills that can help them experience healthy mental health.
Methods used in this campaign include dance / movement therapy, mindfulness, and group discussion. In addition, women are also made aware of menstrual hygiene and are told to have many healthy things that contain information about 'what is mental health', "what are the signs of poor and good mental health, And a list of local local resources that community members need for medical counselling and / or therapy sessions.