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23 November 2017
Partners In Health Liberia Mental Health Program
Liberia is recovering from a civil conflict that lasted from 1989-2003 and a recent Ebola crisis (2014-2015), both of which contributed to the burden of mental ill health. Before the establishment of the mental health program in remote Maryland County, the closest mental health treatment available required a trip to the capital Monrovia, which can take several days by road.
The program described here provides mental healthcare at JJ Dossen Hospital and Pleebo Health Center, the only regional hospital and health center in southeast Liberia that contains clinics exclusively for mental health. READ MORE