1 in 4 people suffer from common mental disorders like depression or anxiety. But they don’t get adequate care because:
The Zumbido model is a time-bounded social support program where participants are placed in support groups of 10-15 peers who share similar experiences. These support groups are enabled by our digital platform, where participants discuss – peer to peer, at any time via text message – a range of issues pertinent to their condition or needs.
We have worked with a range of populations in Guatemala, Mexico, Zambia, South Africa and the UK.
We have proven that our support groups have impact:
Our participants have sent over 1 million text messages.
We are also developing a methodology for analysing our text message data called 160 Characters – the closest we can come to understanding the mental health and wellbeing needs of vulnerable populations.
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