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Across All Initiative @aainitiative Is Driving A Remarkable Social Change For Mental Health Awareness And Stigma Eradication In Nigeria

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Think mental health awareness and stigma eradication, think Across All Initiative for Mental Health and Stigma Eradication! Across All Initiative, a social change organization based in Lagos (Nigeria), has been driving social impact since 2016 but officially got registered with the corporate affairs commission in March, 2018 as Across All Initiative for Mental Health and Stigma Eradication.

Through their renowned initiatives such as Work and Emotional Balance Conference and #AllLivesMatterNGR Initiative, Across All Initiative has been making social impact in Lagos (Nigeria).

So far, the organization has enlightened over 600 people on mental health and causes of mental illness. With our maiden edition of Work and Emotional Balance Conference that held in August,2017. Over 160 business owners and employees were enlightened on substance abuse, postpartum depression, addiction, stigmatization and anxiety disorders.

Their recent partnership with Adult Education Department in University of Lagos in April saw over 200 undergraduates educated on mental health and causes of mental illness including substance abuse, low self-esteem, eating disorders, anxiety and stress. Also as an organization with keen interest in the affairs of persons with disabilities, we have created a distinction for ourselves in the advocacy for an all-inclusive society.

Across All Initiative advocates for the affairs of persons with disabilities through #AllLivesMatterNGR; an Initiative that advocates for the well-being, economic empowerment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities in Nigeria. In recent times, the organization hosted the Health Education and Capacity Building  for Christian Mission of the Deaf Center and #AllLivesMatterNGR Brunch get together for clusters of persons with disabilities.

We these events, Across All Initiative created a social inclusion gathering, educated and enlightened 300 clusters of persons with disabilities on health problems including diabetes, mental health, menstrual health hygiene, HIV and offered free medical checkup that included sugar level , HIV assessment with counseling , Dental Care and Blood pressure checkup .

 

MISSION

  • As an organization, we aim to be the foremost organization in the mental health Enlightenment and Disability Advocacy.
  • This we intend to achieve by raising mental health advocates that will champion the awareness campaigns and programmes across Nigeria.
  • We also want to be the leading organization promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities while reducing Stigma amongst them.

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS

So far, we have enlightened over 600 people on mental health and causes of mental illness. With our maiden edition of Work and Emotional Balance Conference that held in August,2017. Over 160 business owners and employees were enlightened on substance abuse, postpartum depression, addiction, stigmatization and anxiety disorders.

Our recent partnership with Adult Education Department in University of Lagos in April saw over 200 undergraduates educated on mental health and causes of mental illness including substance abuse, low self-esteem, eating disorders, anxiety and stress.

Also as an organization with keen interest in the affairs of persons with disabilities, we have created a distinction for ourselves in the advocacy for an all-inclusive society.

We advocate for the affairs of persons with disabilities through #AllLivesMatterNGR; an Initiative that advocates for the well-being, economic empowerment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities in Nigeria.

In recent times, we hosted the Health Education and Capacity Building for Christian Mission of the Deaf Center and #AllLivesMatterNGR Brunch get together for clusters of persons with disabilities.

We these events, we created a social inclusion gathering, educated and enlightened 300 clusters of persons with disabilities on health problems  including diabetes, mental health, menstrual health hygiene, HIV and offered free medical checkup that included sugar level , HIV assessment with counseling , Dental Care and Blood pressure checkup .

 

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THE TEAM

  •  Seun Dosunmu- Founder and Executive Director

He is responsible for seeing to the day to day running of the organization. Seun puts together   programmes and attends events on behalf of the organization. He sources for partners and establishes relationship with individuals and corporate organizations.

  •  Itunu Akinlabi- Welfare Coordinator

She doubles as the welfare coordinator and treasure for Across All Initiative for Mental health and stigma eradication. She is responsible for seeing to the logistics and welfare of participants at our events, she also sources for individual and corporate donors.

  • Aruther  Anderson– Student Head of Volunteers, University of Lagos

Aruther Anderson is the Student Head of Volunteers. He is charged with managing the volunteers in University of Lagos. He supports in coordinating programmes and events organized by the organization.

 

CONTACT

 


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