The UKSLTG was formed by group of expatriate and British mental health professionals who came together to find a practical way of working in partnership with professionals in Sri Lanka to respond to the continuing war related trauma in the country.
These links serve to inform the group of areas of need where help can be channelled. See ‘Our Workstreams’ for key areas of our work.
Working towards increasing awareness of mental health issues and psychological wellbeing.
Helping to increase the skills of front-line workers in Sri Lanka, by offering high quality teaching and training
across different skill levels and within a broad range of fields of mental health.
Helping develop mental health infrastructure, influence policy and service development.
Channelling expertise and other resources available in the UK to help in these efforts,
including raising funds to be able to maintain a resource base and conduct the work carried out in Sri Lanka.
Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Alcohol misuse and other substances
Response to psychological impact of COVID 19
Disabilities (including soldiers and ex-combatants)