Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
– Our 1st District Center organized a workshop about “Psycho-social Rehabilitation of person with mental health problems” at the Psychology and Social Sciences Faculty, University of Bucharest – At 6th District Center, the psychologist Adrian Socol made a presentation “Women’s brain, an enigma for men; Men’s brain, a mistery for women”. – Estuar ClubHouse members have presented infos about the brain and clubhouse’s services for general public, through a street campaign. – In Cluj, the psychologists and social workers have spoken about “Lifestyle for brain health – foods”. Also, there was organized a group Psychiatric counceling session. On Tuesday, 17th of March: – In Ploiesti and Giurgiu, teams of Psychologists and Social Workers have spread the news about Brain Awareness Week in community. On Friday, 20th of March: – In Bucharest, specialists from the 1st District Center organized a workshop about schizophrenia and the team from 6th District Center have been talking about Brain and Daily activities for families and friends of people with mental health problems, also for the members of the community – In Ploiesti, our specialists organized a workshop about brain and mental health for the community members, Estuar beneficiaries – In Cluj, members of the community were invited to play chess, rummy and board games with Estuar beneficiaries – In Giurgiu, teams of Psychologists, Social Workers and beneficiaries have spread the BAW news in the community
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
This participation offered our specialists the opportunity to talk with the general public and to show to the public what brain and mental health means. For our organisation it was a great opportunity to re-present ourselves, the services we offer and the projects we developed.
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