CATS provide peer-led counselling for mental health

On World Mental Health Day, we celebrate the team of 1043 Zvandiri Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS) in Zimbabwe, and a rapidly growing number, almost 400, across Mozambique, Tanzania, Eswatini, Uganda, Nigeria, Namibia, Ghana and Rwanda. These young people provide mental health services for over 65,000 children, adolescents, and young people living with HIV, in their homes, clinics, communities, and via mobile health. Through the provision of peer-to-peer counselling, mental health and HIV literacy, skills building, they promote well-being by providing caring, connection, information and support to their peers. Depression, which is the 3rd leading cause of illness and disabil

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11-12 Stoneridge Way North

Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe

Telephone: +263 242 335 805


Africaid is a registered local Private Voluntary Organisation in Zimbabwe (PVO 09/2007)

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