Framework for Strengthening Integration of Mental Health in Programs for Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV (OVC)

September 6, 2018
Organization: Catholic Relief Services, Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children

Mental health is a fundamental component of adult, child and community health and well-being. When mental health is not considered or addressed, there can be significant impacts on an individual, the family and the community.

This paper aims to provide a framework for existing OVC programs to consider and improve integration of mental health in cost-effective ways.