Healing Kashmir

What We Do

Fighting Mental Illness on Three Fronts

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. Because we know that there is no quick solution to this public health problem, our approach to mental illness is three tiered, involving preventive measures, a telephone hotline and one on one counseling.

Read more about our three tiered approach

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A session at our outreach counseling centre Shopian District Hospital