Akili Bomba engages members, beneficiaries and clients in therapy sessions with a difference.
The therapy groups consist of 15 beneficiaries/clients , 3 members and 1 Psychologist. The collective therapy sessions act as a form of support group to recovering addicts , reformed criminals and survivors of mental health situations. Through the data collected during the registration process we group our beneficiaries and clients according to the struggles they are undergoing, e.g. alcoholism,drugs, GBV, HIV & AIDs, etc. The sessions are held once a week at a central place. We offer a Mental Health Jamii CT kit for about 3 months to enable the beneficiaries and clients follow through the program.
Akili Bomba does outreach programs in the community for families that have beneficiaries/clients who are infected or affected by mental illness.. This enables families to embrace their member who are struggling with mental health situations.
Through the data collected during the registration process we identify the families who have the immediate need to change their perception towards our beneficiaries or themselves. We target about 12 Households per week.
The outreach programs are held once a week within the households. We offer a Mental Health Jamii HH kit for about 3 months to enable the families follow through the program.
Akili Bomba does outreach programs with the elderly in the community for elders who have struggling teens, youths and adults. Given their nature as care givers we offer them psycho-social support to enable them manage their situations as we also counsel their defendants.
The initiative is done through the Kibera day care for the elderly which has 900 elderly persons divided into 30 groups of 30 people. The outreach programs are held once a week within the existing groups of the program.
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