Psychosocial Program Improving Well-being in Sri Lanka


Though the end of a three-decade long war has brought in economic resurgence and enhanced physical mobility for communities in its immediate aftermath, psychological scars and social issues continue to affect thousands, especially in conflict-affected regions in Sri Lanka. Psychosocial ailments like depression, unexplained somatic complaints, and a breakdown of social relationships and traditional family structures—especially in the hardest hit regions in the North and the East—continue to pose grave threats to the wellbeing of communities.

Posted January 23, 2014
Related locations: Sri Lanka
Related programs: Conflict and Fragile Conditions