TPO Nepal was established in 2005 and is a knowledge-driven, innovative organization working in areas disrupted by violence and poverty. We strive to develop local psychosocial, mental health and conflict resolution capacity and systems that promote community resilience, quality of life and self-reliance through education, research, service delivery and advocacy.

Summary of relevant work: 

​We promote psychosocial well-being and mental health of children and families in conflict affected and other vulnerable communities, through development of sustainable, culturally-appropriate, community-based psychosocial support systems by:

  • Research on psychosocial and mental health needs existing system of care and effectiveness of intervention
  • Intervention design and service delivery through culturally appropriate, community based and sustainable approaches
  • Building capacity of community members and staff of governmental & non-governmental organizations
  • Advocacy on promotion of psychosocial and mental health wellbeing


Key partners: 
  • Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • George Washington University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (USA)
  • Heartmind International
  • Bhaskar Initiative for School Heart-Health Empowerment Studies – BISHES
  • Duke University, Duke Global Health Institute (USA)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (USA)
  • ​King's College London (UK)
  • DFID
  • WHO
  • Jacobs Foundation
  • Duke Global Health Institute
  • IsraAID
  • Australian Aid
  • Heartmind International
  • European Commission
  • The Asia Foundation
  • International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT
  • George Washington University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (USA)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (USA)

Innovations and resources

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Overcoming barriers to mental health care for children and adolescents in low- and middle-income countries

Proactive community case detection and help-seeking encouragement for children and adolescents.
Middle East
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PRIME - Nepal

Integrating mental health service delivery into primary health care system in Nepal through a health systems strengthening approach in partnership with researchers, ministries of health and non-governmental organisations.
All disorders
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