Connecting local responses around the world
I am Prabakar. I am a counsellor, Therapist, am a mentor for counsellors in area of counselling in mental health (that includes sexual and reproduction health and trauma) based in Chennai, India.
I believe in Community life competence process (CLCP) and I also practice SALT. Mental health counsellors and professionals, we follow a lot of principles in our practice like warmth, genuineness, empathy, being non-judgmental, congruence and so on. SALT which is the life line of life…Continue
COVID 19 is a pandemic that has struck the human race very badly. Though in human history we had seen these kinds of epidemics and pandemics this situation is a little different as there is no vaccine or medicine to prevent or to cure. This calls for an immediate action that can curtail the spread of COVID 19 and can also support people and families infected with the virus.
As facilitators and champions of community life competence process we have a considerable experience of…Continue
(A sharing by Kokila, Saraoja amma and Rani, Thiruvannamalai Deepam AIDS Thaduppu Sangam)
Three members from a CBO of FSW in Thiruvannamalai visited a village to pass a Panchayat resolution against stigma and discrimination on PLHIV and on people who are vulnerable to HIV.
While they were addressing the villagers, the Village chairman said that there was a woman who was infected and they had isolated her from the village. Then the three women…Continue
A sharing by Thamizh, Nandhni and Mohana of Sumangali AIDS Thaduppu Sangam, Rasipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
“We provide a lot of services for the community members and for the public through our MSM CBO. We create awareness about HIV, STIs and condom use among our community members. Earlier, if people saw us in public places they would mock at us and ridicule us. They looked at us as untouchables. They would not sit next to us in the…Continue