Problem Management Plus (PM+): Individual Psychological Help for Adults Impaired by Distress in Communities Exposed to Adversity (Kenyan Version)

This manual was developed as an addition to the mhGAP program in order to provide an evidence-based, low intensity psychological intervention for adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety or stress, regardless of whether they are experiencing adversity, and who are experience a range of symptom severity. Elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy are incorporated to improve mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. Face-to-face intervention is usually 5 sessions long, and can be provided to individuals or groups using the following strategies: problem solving counselling plus stress management, behavioral activation and strengthening social support.

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