PCII promotes mental health and well-being among African girls and women and involves addressing various factors that can impact their mental health. Here are some.

  • Education and Awareness:

    Pointters provides education on mental health to dispel myths and misconceptions and create awareness campaigns that focus on breaking the stigma associated with mental health issues.

  • Access to Healthcare:

    We are working with specialists to identify ways to Improve access to mental health services, ensuring affordability and availability. The plan is to train healthcare professionals to understand and address the unique mental health needs of African girls and women.

  • Trauma-Informed Care:

    Recognize the impact of trauma, including historical and intergenerational trauma, and incorporate trauma-informed approaches in mental health services.

  • Empowerment and Skill-Building:

    We are developing programs that will empower women and girls through skill-building programs and initiatives that enhance their self-esteem and confidence. Provide resources for economic empowerment to address social determinants of mental health.

  • Gender-Specific Support:

    Our groups are developing gender-specific mental health programs that address issues such as gender-based violence, maternal mental health, and reproductive health.

  • Peer Support Networks:

    We are drafting a plan to establish peer support networks that allow women and girls to connect with others who may share similar experiences. We encourage open dialogue about mental health within families and communities.

  • School-Based Programs:

    PCI plans to Implement mental health programs in schools to support the well-being of young girls, providing tools for stress management and resilience.