Below find links to friends of RISE – organizations carrying out inspiring work in the fields of global health and global mental health. If you’d like to join our group of ‘friends,’ please connect with us so we can do our part to help your cause, too.
Mount Sinai Global Health
Under the direction of Dr. Craig Katz, The Mount Sinai Global Mental Health Fellowship has carried out field work in Liberia aimed at training and supporting mental health clinicians.
Every Mother Counts
A campaign to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world.
StrongMinds’ vision is to treat and improve the lives of 2 million African women with major depression by the year 2020.
The Carter Center
Building upon nearly two decades of Carter Center efforts to foster peace and democracy in Liberia, the Carter Center Mental Health Program in 2010 launched a five-year initiative to help create a mental health system in Liberia.
More Than Me
Founded by NJ resident Katie Meyler, More Than Me gets girls off the street and into school at The More Than Me Academy in Monrovia.
Straight From the Heart
A project supporting the victims, survivors and
perpetrators of the Liberian civil war.