About Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy, ILS, Pune
Vision: We imagine a just and equitable world through enhancing communities’ capabilities for mental health and well-being. Mission: Our mission is to strengthen and transform the mental health of our communities to be holistic and responsive in addressing individual and collective well-being. Founded in 2007, the Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (CMHLP) is based in Pune at the Indian Law Society (ILS). ILS, our parent body, is a not-for-profit that was established as a charitable society in 1923.
About the Legal Internship Opportunity
Outlive’s Youth Advocacy for Suicide Prevention YASP fellowship programme aims to build capacities of young people to enable systemic and policy-level change to prevent youth suicides.
Outlive will work with 10 Youth Advocates for one year. During this period, the Youth Advocates will be trained and mentored to design and implement their own youth advocacy plans to engage with policymakers within their community.
Youth between 18 to 24 years of age
Based out of Delhi, Mumbai, or Pune
Passionate about youth suicide prevention and advocacy
Roles and Responsibilities
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- What the fellowship offers
- Foundational training on youth advocacy for suicide prevention
- Develop skills to advocate for youth suicide prevention with community members and policymakers
- Individual mentorship from experts working in mental health and suicide prevention
- Design and implement a youth advocacy plan to engage with policymakers on youth suicide prevention
Stage 1: Submission of online application form
Stage 2: Online panel interview of shortlisted candidates
Stage 3: Onboarding of selected candidates
Duration of Internship
This is a one-year fellowship. Feb 2023 to Feb 2024.