Somalis Deal with the Reality & Stigma of Mental Illness
In an effort to break the stigma [of mental illness] in the Somali community, several community organizations got together last fall to produce a video called Egal Shidad (in Somali with English subtitles). The video uses storytelling, accounts of traditional ceremonies, guidance from an Imam, and insights from mental health professionals to discuss the issue.
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New Research & Recommendations
This report (PDF 3.8MB) offers guidance for community organizations and those who fund social change in how best to harness the power of local media-making for community health improvement. Spanish-language version is now available. Una versión en español de este informe esta en la web.