Yenehun Azie

Job role: 
Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Officer Emergency Response
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Brief Biography: 

Humanitarian and Development, specialised Mental Health Professional with over 5 years experience in humanitarian aid, international development & community development, over 2.5 years working in cross-cultural refugee unstable/insecure environment. Committed to promoting Mental Health Awareness through a variety of mediums, Counseling, Training, Capacity Building and presenting a Live Radio Show for Health and Well-being. Responsible for managing and implementing various Mental Health and Psychosocial Support programs such as Child Protection, Psychosocial Intervention for children suffering Mal-Nutrition, Community Mobilization and Community Development and Women's Empowerment Programs for Somali refugees in Dollo Ado Refugee Camps, Somali region, Ethiopian-Somali border.

Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Setting: 
Community
Workplace
School
Primary care
Specialist care
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disability
Disorders of interest: 
Epilepsy/seizures
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders
All disorders

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