Prime Institute of Public Health

 

Project Partner(s)
Pakistan Paediatric Association

Duration
April '14 - Dec '14

Objectives

  • Improvement of adolescent mental health by capacity building of teachers working in 16 middle and high schools across Peshawar, that cater to the education of adolescents between the ages of 10 through 18 years (as per the definition employed by the World Health Organization).
  • To empower teachers with the art of basic counselling, and with the skills required to address the myths and taboos associated with mental health disorders in the adolescent age group.