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Carter Center, World Bank Working With Liberia To Improve Mental Health Care, Reduce Stigma

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Ebola and civil war trauma threaten Liberia’s economic growth
“…Trauma not only harms communities, but also hinders economic growth, according to the World Bank, which hopes a focus on mental health will kickstart Liberia’s struggling economy. It is working with the Carter Center on a $3 million project to train health staff in psychosocial treatment, set up support groups, lead community reconciliation efforts, and tackle stigma…” (Guilbert, 2/3).

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