Healing Kashmir

  • Mending Minds, Rebuilding Lives

    Mending Minds, Rebuilding Lives

  • Hear About Our Team

    The Healing Kashmir Team, as presented at the Oslo Freedom Forum

  • On the way to our outreach clinic in Shopian, Kashmir

    On the road to our outreach center in Shopian, Kashmir

  • Homepage

    The homepage for Kashmir LifeLine, the region’s first free mental health helpline

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    A Healing Kashmir intern shares his initial reaction to Kashmir’s unique psychology

Mending Minds, Rebuilding Lives

The Kashmir Valley has a troubled history. This Himalayan region of air, light, and water has witnessed an extended period of violence that mirrors so many conflicts of the late 20th and early 21st century.  Perhaps the greatest long-term damage of war and violence is to the mind. Conflict trauma and the psychological fallout of violence are both subjects that make many...

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How We Fight Mental Illness

Kashmir’s population has constantly been exposed to the threat of violence for the past few decades. Although many have become numb to the perpetual violence, they are not unaffected. The nature of mental illness makes it very complex to treat. Symptoms may resemble a physical ailment or they may simply be hard to detect. Cultural norms and socioeconomic conditions often obstruct access to treatment...

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The Healing Kashmir Family

The Healing Kashmir Team

Healing Kashmir’s success is driven by our diverse and talented team. They bring together close familiarity with Kashmiri culture and extensive knowledge of human psychology, so delivering the best mental health care possible. Our staff combines backgrounds in counseling, medicine, and information technology. They come from different parts of the region, speak multiple languages...

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News Updates:

We have recently filed our annual accounts with the Charity Commission, and a copy has been...   more →

Since the 7th September, “Black Sunday” as it is referred to in Kashmir, our team...   more →

In the aftermath of the floods Healing Kashmir's team is focusing on helping people to find their...   more →