Mental Health in Romania
Please note that this is a legacy project that we are no
longer active with. We are leaving it online for the record
is the leading mental health charity in Romania.
It focuses on provided
sheltered housing and day care for the mentally ill.
They are a significant
lobbying influence for the rights of those with mental illness or disability.
They run five drop in Day Centres, and provide supported living allowing
twelve adults with severe disability to lead independent lives. These people would
otherwise be alone and destitute on the streets of Bucharest.
also run five arts and crafts work shops and regional advocacy and support
We help them in various ways, particuarly with a contribution
to their core running costs and sponsoring of staff.
The "Cooking Time Project" at Estuar's Day Centre
provides a hot meal twice a week for 45 of the centre's users with
mental health problems or mental disabilty.
The beneficiaries are closely involved in the preparation
and cooking and so learn new skills and to work together in a team as well as
benefiting from a nutritious and sociable occasion."
one of their project reports
However we feel fortunate to be able to support this excellent
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