Persons with or at risk of mental health condition and disability benefited from tele-counseling and direct relief support

From June to December 2020, KOSHISH in partnership with Canada Fund for Local Initiative implemented the “Promotion of Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Vulnerable Persons Impacted by COVID-19” project. As an emergency response in Gandaki province, KOSHISH attempted to address the mental health and psychosocial concerns of vulnerable people …
left image, a smiling woman carrying relief material on a bag. On right image, group of people including elders received relief materials.

People in need received relief materials

KOSHISH in support of Malteser International and coordination with Panchakanya Rural Municipality of Nuwakot district distributed relief support to persons with a mental health condition, persons with disability, single women, senior citizens, and low-income families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 249 persons from all wards of Panchakanya …

SUPREME COURT ISSUES A SHOW-CAUSE ORDER ON SEPARATE MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION

On behalf of KOSHISH, Executive Director Matrika Prasad Devkota and Advocate Sharmila Parajuli jointly filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the different bodies of Government of Nepal (i.e the Prime Minister and the Office of the Council of Ministers including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Administration, …

Supreme Court issues a show-cause order on unified multilateral national action for the Suicide Prevention

On behalf of KOSHISH, Chairperson Shiva Ram Achhami, Executive Director Matrika Prasad Devkota and Advocate Sharmila Parajuli jointly filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the different bodies of Government of Nepal ( i.e. the Prime Minister and the Office of the Council of Ministers including Ministry of Home, Ministry …

Consultation Workshop for Suicide Prevention

KOSHISH in coordination with the Health Division, Ministry of Social Development, Gandaki Province organized a Consultation Workshop on Suicide Prevention at Pokhara on 10 November 2020. The main objective of the program was to establish a multi-sectoral collaborative framework to reduce suicidal behavior prevalent in Pokhara Metropolitan city. Altogether 36 …

KOSHISH’s response against COVID-19 pandemic

Newsletter Since the beginning of lockdown due to COVID-19 in Nepal, KOSHISH has been providing mental health and psychosocial support services virtually through its Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers and Mental Health Experts to the people who are in need. As KOSHISH has been already implementing community mental health programs in …