Kashmir Lifeline

Kashmir Lifeline & Health Centre is an integrated mental health programme. The central ethos is that the best way to meet mental health challenges is with a combination of intelligently integrated treatment and educating the general public about mental health. Kashmir Lifeline supports people experiencing emotional and psychological distress in Srinagar and around the Kashmir valley providing therapeutic mental health care beyond limits of medication. We also provide mental health training and awareness programmes for primary health care providers (ICDS workers, ASHA workers and paramedics), school and university students.

Young Minds

Young Minds is a programme designed for children to help them understand their minds, and how they think. We are testing it in environments where it is hard for children to study and stay focused due to violence-related stress. The programme helps them to understand anxiety and stress, enabling them to manage it more effectively. For their families and them this is a foundational step towards a better quality of life. For the schools where we are running the programme it is a solid support in improving classroom behaviour and levels of concentration. It is effective and easy to implement.

About Us

Healing Kashmir leads a small network of charitable organization aimed at developing and implementing a model of free mental health care and education in conflict and crisis situations. It is a UK registered charity based in London and focuses on project funding and oversight. UK Taxpayers can support Healing Kashmir and benefit from Gift Aid, and American taxpayers can support us via CAF America Fund or for those resident in Britain the CAF American Donor Fund, which provides tax relief in the UK and US

Healing Kashmir was founded and is led by Justine Hardy, Executive Director and she writes a blog you can find here

Trustees: Richard I Morris, Jr. (Chairman), Justine Hardy, Denzil How, Sarah Egerton-Warburton, and Samina Khanyari

To work effectively in India, we have formed a charitable purpose company based in Delhi under Section 25 of the Companies Act. We are registered with the Indian Government under Sections 12A and 80G of the Indian Tax Act. Healing Minds Foundation is 99% owned by Healing Kashmir via Richard Morris as nominated trustee. Healing Kashmir is able to make capital investments in Healing Minds Foundation and Healing Minds may also receive grants and gifts from Indian nationals in a tax efficient manner.

Directors: Vir Singh, Wajahat Habibullah (former Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities), and retired Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak.

Support

Our main project today is Kashmir Lifeline & Health Centre. Led by our team of over fifteen people on the ground in Srinagar and around the state, Kashmir Lifeline provides the helpline, counseling, outreach and training services described on the website.
For further information about Healing Kashmir and our network, please contact Richard Morris at info@healingkashmir.org.

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How to Reach Us

Please use the online form to contact us with any questions regarding our work. We look forward to hearing from you!

Healing Kashmir/Registered Charity 1145308

In India, call our Toll-Free Number at 1800-180-7020.

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