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WE UNIFY

We 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

WE CO-OPERATE

…co-operate with like-minded associations and bodies as well as
with the Government of Ghana and advocate in pursuit of the
advancement of mental health.

WE INFLUENCE POLICIES

…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.

Quality Healthcare At Affordable Prices

Mental Health Society of Ghana (MEHSOG) is a broad-based grassroots membership association of mental health and epilepsy service users and their primary carer-givers with members across Ghana. It is a non-governmental organization which works to represent the needs and interest of people with mental illness or epilepsy as well as their primary care-givers and families or in appropriate for a needing articulation of the inclusion of people with mental illness or and their carer-givers. The association has a membership of over 18,000 across the Country.

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.

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Latest News & Events

08Oct 18

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF STAKEHOLDER’S MEETING HELD IN ACCRA ON THE 28TH OF SEPTEMBER 2018, WITH THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF MENTAL HEALTH SOCIETY OF GHANA, TO DELIBERATE ON ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF FINANCING COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH IN GHANA, FUNDED BY STAR GHANA

We (the Participants attending the stakeholders meeting):  HAVING deliberated extensively,  in a cordial atmosphere, on alternatives to financing community mental health, within the context of the theme for the meeting, “Ensuring ways and approaches to financing community mental health by…

08Nov 17

Two NGOs helping to improve the mental health system

Abura (C/R), Aug. 31, GNA – A sensitization and orientation workshop has been organised to help traditional chiefs, queen mothers and opinion leaders in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District to appreciate common mental disorders and the rights of such individuals. BasicNeeds Ghana…

18Oct 17

Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Program (mhLAP) collaboration.

mhLAP came about as a result of a land mark series of papers published by the Lancet Medical Journal established psychosocial disabilities as a priority in addressing unmet health needs globally. This publication ended by calling for significant scale-up of services for…

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