On August 30, the Mental Health Coordination Center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine held a seminar on regional coordination within the framework of the All-Ukrainian Mental Health Program initiated by First Lady Olena Zelenska. Mental health coordinators from the USAID Public Health System Recovery and Resilience activity participated in the workshop.
The seminar facilitated interaction at the regional level between the coordinators of the Mental Health Coordination Center of the Cabinet of Ministers and the coordinators of the PHS R&R.
During the seminar, there was an opportunity to get acquainted with the work of the Mental Health Coordination Center representatives on the analysis of the specifics of psychosocial services in the regions and the specifics of service perception by recipients.
On behalf of the PHS R&R Marta Melnyk, Mental Health Program Manager, presented a tool for mapping mental health and psychosocial support service providers, as well as ways to visualize the results of mapping in the pilot communities of the project.
The seminar provided an opportunity to establish a constructive dialogue between representatives of the Mental Health Coordination Center and PHS R&R to further effectively implement psychosocial support services in the regions.