HER Wellness is a gender-focused consulting firm that prioritizes mental health and wellness for survivors of Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) for women and girls.
HER Wellness works with civil society groups, community organizations, NGOs, and Governments to strengthen the system of care for survivors of SGBV through the design, development, and delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate evidence-based MHPSS and Wellness programs utilizing the HER theoretical framework created by Dr. Carol.
According to UN and WHO (2021) “COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique and unprecedented challenges for women and girls. It has exposed the inherent gender inequalities of nearly every system in every part of the world, including social services, health, nutrition, education and finances. Policy initiatives are imperative to curtailing these trends and easing mental health concerns for women and girls during the pandemic and beyond. Women’s mental health during COVID-19 necessitates prioritization.
HER empowers Survivors on their journey of wellness utilizing a holistic approach and 3-step strategy to uncover their IT; and the impact of mental health issues, stress and trauma on their minds and bodies; and practical tools to effectively manage mental health and wellness through:
According to ConnectedMind 1 in 5 individuals suffer from mental health issues annually. Many individuals don’t realize that underlying mental health issues can negatively impact their physical and mental health leading to poor health outcomes, loss of productivity (personal and professional), and in some instances, death.
In Partnership with ConnectedMind, HER aims to encourage one million Survivors of SGBV around the world to take HER's free and confidential mental health screening to assess their risk(s).