Name of the activity: MELTED (MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION)

Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Program: Mental Health

 

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Education

 

General description:

In April 7th 2017, CIMSA UIN was visiting Social Homes Bina Laras III, in there we did several activities with 50 mental health sufferers such a playing games, singing, taking some pictures, and interviewing some of them. Our activity were recorded and made into a video. In April 18th we held a seminar that discussed about mental health disorder especially schizophrenia, we invited dr. Isa, Sp. KJ. And also we invited Hana, as a bipolar survivor, she shared her experience to fight her problems.

Focus area:

Communities especially vulnerable to mental health

Problem statement:

Data from WHO 2016, shown that 35 million people diagnosed with depression, 60 million people diagnosed with bipolar, and 21 million people diagnosed with schizophrenia. Based on Indonesian Ministry of Health 2013, prevalence of severe mental disorder like schizophrenia is reaching 400.000 people.

Target groups and beneficiaries:

All member of CIMSA UIN Jakarta, medical students in faculty of medicine UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, member of Social Homes Bina Laras III, and Department of social services in Central Jakarta, Indonesia.

Objectives and indicators of success:

increasing knowledge and awareness of medical students about mental healths issues especially schizophrenia, erase the negative paradigm that developing in society, and interwined a relation between CIMSA UIN and Social Services Province DKI Jakarta

Methodology:

Mental Health Education (MELTED) is CIMSA’S project that take up about mental health issues. This project is consist of 2 series event. In April 7th 2017, SCOPH CIMSA UIN was visiting Social Homes Bina Laras III, in there we did several activities with 50 mental health sufferers such a playing games, singing, taking some pictures, and interviewing some of them. Our activity were recorded and made into a video. In April 18th we held a seminar that discussed about mental health disorder especially schizophrenia, we invited dr. Isa, Sp. KJ for the speaker. And also we invited Hana, as a bipolar survivor, she shared her experience to fight her problems.

Plans for evaluation:

We did internal evaluate, that we discussed the problems that we had through the preparations of this project.