Bagmati Province


Gandaki Province



Emergency Psychosocial Response against COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic is a global health crisis and has provided ultimate challenge for all. The pandemic adversely affected daily life of the people and their mental health conditions. The situation is further adverse to people who have already living with mental health condition and psychosocial issues.

From the beginning of the pandemic in Nepal, KOSHISH has been proactively contributing to reduce the mental health consequences to the people with or at risk of mental health condition caused by the pandemic.


Persons received Counseling Service

Total 1315 persons (826 female, 489 male) who were living in distress due to pandemic were provided counseling by the Psychologists.


Persons received relief materials support

The persons who were in need of daily food during lockdown, provided relief material package in coordination with concerned local governments.


Persons received medication support

The persons with mental health condition were supported with psychotropic medication, that helped them to prevent from being relapse.

Ongoing Projects and Partners

Engaging Communities to protect from mental health Consequences of COVID-19 pandemic in Nepa

1 March, 2021 - 30 June, 2021 (Extended to Sept.)

Enabling vulnerable groups through economic empowerment, livelihood opportunities and mental health and psychosocial support during COVID-19 pandemic

1 Feb, 2021 - 30 Sept, 2021

Strengthening the resilience of marginalized communities of Nuwakot district (Extended for COVID response)

May, 2021 - June, 2023

Projects supported by CBM:

Mainstreaming of CMH Program in Government Health System (Extended for COVID response)

Up to December, 2022

Working Together for Suicide Prevention
(Extended for COVID response)

Up to December, 2022

Inclusive Community Mental Health Program
(Extended for COVID response)

Up to December 2022

Previous Project

Promoting mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of vulnerable persons impacted by COVID-19

June, 2020 - Nov, 2020 | Gorkha, Lamjung, Tanahun and Kasi Districts of Gandaki Province

Impact of the project:
  • 344 persons overcome from distress through counselling service
  • 612 households with extreme need of basic need received relief materials
  • 250 persons with a mental health condition received psychotropic medicine for two months
  • 6600 copies of IEC materials in three different versions disseminated in the communities
  • 2 visuals and 2 audios Public Service Announcements broadcast from two local TV and 16 Radio Stations

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