Strengthening Mental Health Care Alongside Religious and Traditional Healers In Liberia

Posted on Oct 8, 2021

In 2019, Ma-Kebbeh (pseudonym) began to show signs of schizophrenia. She talked to herself, refused to eat, and experienced hallucinations. According to her, strange things were happening.

“There was blood on the curtains and a dog entered our house,” she says. “And there was a big snake in the bathroom. My husband’s little brother killed it.”

Finding the Way Back Home, One Conversation at a Time

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

People struggling with mental health conditions who have stopped receiving treatment or taking medication—and as a result have seen their conditions worsen and may be homeless—are sometimes called “lost” patients.

In Maryland County, Liberia, Helena Wesley has made it her mission to find them.

Please send donations to: Partners In Health, PO Box 996, Frederick, MD 21705-9942