VIDEO: Ghana Psychology Council, The PsyKForum prepare to provide Mental Health services during emergencies

To make a strong case for the need for government to consider the integration of mental health emergency response into the country’s disaster management plan, the Ghana Psychology Council (GPC) and The PsyKForum, a Non-Governmental Organization that promotes Psychosocial and Mental Wellbeing through the Life Course have joined forces to equip counselors to be ready for the task ahead.

A two-day Continuous Professional Development forum in Accra saw experts including Psychologists, Paraprofessionals and Lay counselors discuss the significance of Psychological-Mental health in Emergencies’ which bordered on knowing common emergencies in Ghana and their impact.

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