Established by three Ukrainian-Americans following Russia’s invasion,Ukraine Needs You provides critical mental health services to Ukrainians impacted by the war. Ukraine Needs You supports group therapy sessions operated by licensed Ukrainian mental-health practitioners assisting people forcibly displaced by Russian attacks, those suffering from psychological trauma andPTSD, people suffering from war-related injuries, and Ukrainians who have lost loved ones. Staffed by 14 psychologists, the organization provides group therapy to 400 clients through35 group sessions per week. More than 1,500 people suffering from anxiety, depressions, loss, rape, trauma have attended sessions since the group initiated its work after the onset of the war. Patients have originated from Bucha, Kharkov, Kyiv, Lviv, and Odessa. Ukraine Needs You is determined to scale its activities to the ever-growing mental health needs of Ukrainians, during and far beyond the war. BlueCheck support helps compensate clinicians performing therapy sessions and overall capacity building of the Ukraine Needs You clinician network.
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