Using Skype and shoddy internet, overseas psychiatrists support Syria’s internally displaced persons and refugees
Sgt. Aaron Tam was hit by a blast during the US-Iraq conflict. Under the creative guidance of Melissa Walker, an art therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Maryland, he made the mask to help deal with his trauma.
Pick up a paintbrush or join a group walk in South London to help combat mental distress
Volunteer doctors travel 500 nautical miles each spring to visit patients on remote islands
Touching the void becomes as easy as paying the admission fee
An allegedly schizophrenic man is treated with cupping therapy
When a therapist feels out of reach, innovators reach out through the digital realm
Melt milk bottles and aluminum tabs to craft prosthetic legs on the cheap
Mobile phone parts and rubbery earbuds serve as low-cost hearing aids for India’s rural residents
In Syria, those who help the wounded
on the front lines often end up shot themselves.
The fight for gender equality in rural Kyrgyzstan comes one home visit at a time
3D printers in central Uganda are slashing the time and costs of making arms, legs, and jaws
With bars to prop up the IV drip, prisoners receive treatment for TB in Starozburevska Penal Colony Number 7. MDR-TB cases have dropped since 2000, but the disease still kills around 30 people daily.