Psychosocial interventions to accelerate internal security of Nigerian communities

On Wednesday February 25, Gede held the fourth session in its 2015 Mental Health Dialogue Programme.

Mrs Chioma Igboegwu, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and President for the Agency for African Families in Distress, delivered a highly interactive session on ‘psychological interventions to break the cycle of violence and accelerate internal security and development of Nigerian communities’.

As can be seen from the photographs, 25 organizations participated in an interactive session which generated lively discussion around a number of key issues related to the psychological impact on individuals and communities of violence and conflict. Gede’s next Mental Health Dialogue Programme session will be held on Wednesday March 11 2015 11.00-13.00 and will feature a presentation on ‘Depression Disorders’