Chains

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by Wendell Phillips

1) Yayasan Galuh Rehabilitation Center is and impoverished mental health facility based in Bekasi, Indonesia that hosts over 250 patients. Most come from poor families no longer interested in managing their condition, or are unable. Some patients are homeless, deposited after being taken off streets by police The only medical treatment received is for skin conditions. No assessments, psychotherapy or psychiatric medications is available. Mental health remains a low priority for the Indoneisan government with just 1 per cent of the country’s health budget devoted to mental illness.

Location: Bekasi, Indonesia

 

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