We are an organisation dedicated to improving mental health in Romania.

We are raising awareness about mental illness and working to increase access to specialised services for those in need.

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Through our map, we hope to make the mental health services available in Romania more transparent, as well as more accessible for everyone.

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Let’s bring mental health (education) to high schools!

In the winter of 2021, we started bringing mental health workshops to high schools around the country. To have a bigger reach, we need teachers to collaborate with, who can facilitate the organisation of our workshops during their classes. Do you want us to come to your school?

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Today’s read

This is one of the winning entries in our mental health art competition. To see the rest of the winning illustrations, photos, poems or prose, visit our online gallery.

și zgârietura e o plagă

Iuliana Mocănașu • Second Prize

nu-mi pot transforma suferința în ceva frumos
așa că uneori
cred
că nu sufar destul,
că la alții
plaga se cicatrizează frumos și lasă o urmă
netedă și subțire și
că la mine
plaga e doar o zgârietură afurisită
căreia abia de-i vezi urma……

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News

Poetry Night #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth

On May 23, at 6:30 p.m., we meet at Seneca Anticafe for an evening of poetry to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. We will be reading a selection from the winning submissions at the Mental Health for Romania Art Contest and also give the participants the opportunity to share their own poems related to mental health. As a result of this event, we hope to bring more understanding to the experiences of people affected by mental illness and dispel stigma. For more details and registration see the event page.

Workshop for Mental Health & Wellbeing

On May 30, at 18:30, join us at Seneca Anticafe for afree, interactive workshop, where we will explore together various strategies to improve our mental health and well-being. At Seneca you will find a safe space, and a group of volunteers who can answer your questions and provide resources related to mental health. See more details on the event page.

Awarded a special prize at the Capital Excellence in Management Gala

At the Excellence in Management Gala, Maria Pascale, founder of Mental Health for Romania, received an award for the implementation of workshops to raise awareness of the importance of mental health. We are grateful for the award and the opportunity to take part in the event, together with the managers included in Capital Top 100 Managers, 2024 edition. The event was broadcast live on Facebook and can also be watched on Youtube.

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By purchasing one of our products, you can also become a supporter of mental health in Romania and help us to further our mission.

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In the media

Capital

Interview with Maria Pascale, founder of Mental Health for Romania

With only 4 years of activity and a young team, we have so far worked to increase our visibility and fill some gaps that we considered strategic, with very limited resources. However, much remains to be done and we have hopes for much bigger projects in the future. I would mention the Mental Helath for Romania Map of Professional as our most complex and visible project to date.

Forbes Romania

Forbes 30 under 30, 2023 edition – Dan-Mircea Mirea (26), Project Coordinator Mental Health for Romania: Focus on the human brain

Concerned about the importance of mental health, Dan Mirea creates educational content about psychology and linguistics on TikTok and Instagram. This year, he attracted about $250,000 in grants to study the effect of “social rewards,” such as social media likes or shares, on the behavior and emotions of people with depression.

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