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Email: support@total.com
Phone: 1-800-Total-Theme
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada

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+233 302 772003 / 781712 info@mehsog.org

ABOUT US

OUR ORIGIN

With support from funding agencies such as DFID, EU and Comic Relief grass roots amalgamated to form their association. BasicNeeds’ work over the years has been towards supporting a broad based grass root user association of people with mental disorders or epilepsy and caregivers.

The association was born out of the desire of members to belong to an umbrella group that with one voice and the Strategic Grant set up the structures through which the user group, work for the welfare and common good of all its members towards addressing some of the issues that confront them both locally and nationally.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is opened to all people with mental illness and/or epilepsy and primary care-givers and other credible individuals and bodies.

MEHSOG'S OBJECTIVES
To bring all people with mental illness and epilepsy, including people who have experienced one form of mental illness and/or epilepsy in Ghana into a unified and representative association.
To promote the socio-economic wellbeing of people with mental illness and/or epilepsy.
To co-operate with likeminded associations and bodies as well as with the Government of Ghana and advocate in pursuit of the advancement of mental health.
To educate the public and increase interest in psycho-social disability issues to reduce stigma.
To empower user groups self advocate self advocate and fulfill their rights.
To influence key policy decision makers to develop policies and legislations that address the needs and rights of people with mental illness and their primary carers.
To deepen existing mental health and development programmes and provide a national outlook.
To empower communities to ensure social and economic integration of people with mental disorders and epilepsy.
OUR VISION

To ensure that MEHSOG eventually becomes an association run users and survivors of mental illness or epilepsy alone, with carers and other associated persons being affiliated members across the entire country, see to the welfare and common good of all its members and work towards addressing some of the issues that confront them locally and nationally.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To ensure that all people with mental illness and epilepsy, including people who have ever experienced mental illness and/or epilepsy in are represented in the association, co-operate with like-minded associations and bodies and with the Government of Ghana and advocate in pursuit of advancement of mental health.

THE MEHSOG TEAM
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