Africa, N. Uganda, Gulu. With so few resources to address mental health in developing countries the care usually falls to the family members.  The process is often traumatic and frightening for caretakers when they have to bring their distressed loved ones in to be evaluated by a healthcare professional. This man was brought to the local mental health clinic by his wife and brother to be evaluated and was so violent that he had to be sedated. His wife holds the ropes that were used to restrain him and weeps from the sheer exhaustion of the experience.

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Africa, N. Uganda, Gulu. With so few resources to address mental health in developing countries the care usually falls to the family members. The process is often traumatic and frightening for caretakers when they have to bring their distressed loved ones in to be evaluated by a healthcare professional. This man was brought to the local mental health clinic by his wife and brother to be evaluated and was so violent that he had to be sedated. His wife holds the ropes that were used to...
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  • Date: 17 Mar 2014
  • Location: Gulu Gulu District, Uganda Uganda/Africa
  • Filename: 11.jpg
  • Image size: 2000x1335 pixels