Timothy Adebowale

Job role: 
Project Director
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

WORK ADDRESS: Hope Resource Community Care & Rehabilitation Services, Abeokuta.

NATIONALITY: Nigerian

PROFILE: An astute clinician and experienced mental health service administrator with full, and specialist registration of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, and the General Medical Council, United Kingdom. Currently CEO/Project Director, Hope Resource Abeokuta. Former Consultant Psychiatrist (General Adult, Community and Rehabilitation Psychiatry), and Medical Director of the Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro, Abeokuta; with rich experience in innovative service planning, implementation, evaluation and research in mental health rehabilitation & community care. First programme coordinator of the Aro Primary Care Mental Health Programme for Ogun State.

Approach: 
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Setting: 
Community
Primary care
Population: 
Adults
Families and carers
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorders of interest: 
Epilepsy/seizures
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Country: 
Nigeria

My contributions

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Aro Primary Care Mental Health Programme

Development and delivery of the mhGAP intervention package for five priority conditions at primary healthcare centres in Ogun State Nigeria
Region: 
Africa
Disorder: 
All disorders
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[#WHD2017 Africa Blog Series] Inspiring African innovations: Aro Primary Care Mental Health Programme, Nigeria

To celebrate World Health Day on April 7th, 2017, we've asked African mental health innovators to share with us the ideas behind their innovations as part of our blog series under the theme "Depression, Let's Talk".