LHBRS in Haiti

Additional Information

Our services in Haiti will be a day program and a group home for low income and homeless children and young adults within the foster care juvenile centers and the school districts who need treatment and services to help them recover from the mental breakdown helping them re-adjusts back into a health and stable lifestyle our group home will offer transitional services from being in a placement facility with a full time care from physician nurses therapist counselor and support staff.

LHBRS will offer therapeutic and development activities to the guest. Encouraging them to learn new techniques and methods to deal with their mental illness we also specialization opportunities and health and wellness information planned social activities will include art and crafts music dancing and social outings such as movies and cultural events  individual will be able to receive services free or at a reduced charged.


Program Components

1. Wellness of Daily Living

  • All  health/social/poverty reduction/safety and security programs and the  like are protective factors in general for the entire population
  • Promotion of Healthy Lifestyle, Prevention and Control of Diseases, Family wellness programs, etc
  • School and workplace health and wellness programs

2. Extreme Life Experience

  • Provision of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) during personal and community wide disasters

3. Mental Disorder
4. Neurologic Disorders
5. Substance Abuse and other Forms of Addiction

  • Provision  of services for mental, neurologic and substance use disorders at the  primary level from assessment, treatment and management to referral; and  provision of psychotropic drugs which are provided for free.

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In most cases, those in need have conditions that are treatable. But the challenge in Haiti—and in the majority  of developing countries—is that access to mental health care is  extremely limited. In Haiti, there are just five psychiatrists and one  neurologist for a population of 10 million. 

Addressing mental illness in Haiti and around the world is critical: The  World Health Organization predicts that by 2030, depression will become  the number one cause of disability. This burden is greatest in poor  countries—where 85 percent of patients like Esther don’t receive the  treatment they need. 

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