ML4Lyfe Foundation is a non-profit organisation that has begun work on a project to build an ultramodern rehabilitation centre to aid in the country’s mental health difficulties. The project called Clubhouse Ghana Mental Health Rehabilitation Centre is an initiative that aims to reform and re-integrate mental health care into the fabric of society.
Clubhouse Ghana is proud to be the first-ever rehabilitation centre in the entire West African region. It’s predecessors are just two other Clubhouse-Franchised rehabilitation clinics in Uganda and South Africa.
Clubhouse Ghana and ML4Lyfe through this impending project that will establish a Rehabilitation Center in partnership with Clubhouse International, headquartered in New York. The organization presently has over 320 Clubhouses or Rehabilitation Centers across the Globe.
Joel Corcoran, CEO of Clubhouse International, was the first to speak in support of the massive project. He explained the Clubhouse Business Model in details to the MC, His Royal Blackness, Kwasi Kyei Darkwah nicknamed KKD, The Finest.
Vice President of Liberia, Jewel Howard Taylor, spoke at the event through a zoom meeting, commending the project’s originator, ML Brookshire née Blay-Miezah, for having such a vision, adding it will considerably enhance mental health in West Africa.
Ms. ML Blay-Miezah mentioned that the project stems from the situation in Ghana, where mental health patients are left unclothed, unfed, and unmedicated day and night. Patients with mental illnesses frequently lack access to the social and medical help they require.
She said that the aforementioned have diminished the dignity, worth, and rights of patients suffering from mental illnesses, an experience she believes should not be fostered in the twenty-first century, especially in a developing country like Ghana.
She urged individuals and businesses to contribute generously to the project using the official mobile money and bank accounts associated with the project.
Former Assistant District Governor of the Rotary Club of Texas, Dick Kuriger, expressed his delight at the successful collaboration between Clubhouse Ghana and the Rotary Club, calling it the start of great things to come.
Rotarian Karol Kunko of the Rotary Club of Accra Industrial also mentioned how the ML4Lyfe Foundation and Group has partnered with various Rotary Clubs in Accra to improve the health and well-being of people with major mental diseases by assisting their rehabilitation and treatment processes.
She believes that the collaboration between all parties will be a big step toward the ultimate goal of allowing mentally challenged people to live self-sufficient, independent lives regardless of their circumstances.
Ghana’s former Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Oko Boye spoke eloquently about the progress made in Ghana’s healthcare system as a whole. He emphasised the importance of integrating a Mental Health strategic plan in Ghana in order for Clubhouse Liberia to lead similar activities in the following year.
Dr. Boye also praised ML’s initiative, which was carried out by a fantastic team of Executive Leadership Members. He spoke under the mandate of the First Lady’s Office, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, in collaboration with the Rebecca Foundation. Dr. Boye has gathered several details that will allow investors to contribute.
Onward, the Ghana’s Ministries of Health and Education will work together to ensure that the ML4Lyfe Foundation, as well as its non-profit NGO arm, succeeds at all costs.The Ministry of Education will provide recovering patients with a free basic secondary school education.
The Ministry will also focus on teaching ‘functional’ patients how to become artisans and learn a skill or trade in fields like as carpentry, plumbing, painting, welding, hairdressing, sewing as a seamstress, and many other talents so that they can become self-sufficient and independent.
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Source: ML4Lyfe & Bftonline