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The Story of the Seed: The healing power of nature and concern about the climate change

Since Maya Vakfı’s (Foundation) establishment the healing power of art and nature has been utilized in our trauma-informed mental health and psychosocial support activities.  Maya Vakfı supports children's well-being and helps them improve their social interactions...

Stigma in Mental Health

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month  Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It influences how we think, feel and act. It also contributes to how we cope with stress, how we relate to others, and how we make decisions....

A Tree in the Forest of Compassion

As part of our Social Cohesion through Education program we are organizing an event called “Being a Tree in the Forest of Compassion” with children aged 10-14. This program is run in İstanbul and Şanlıurfa with the support of UNICEF. We welcome the children to the...
Stigma in Mental Health

Stigma in Mental Health

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month  Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It influences how we think, feel and act. It also contributes to how we cope with stress, how we relate to others, and how we make decisions....

A Tree in the Forest of Compassion

A Tree in the Forest of Compassion

As part of our Social Cohesion through Education program we are organizing an event called “Being a Tree in the Forest of Compassion” with children aged 10-14. This program is run in İstanbul and Şanlıurfa with the support of UNICEF. We welcome the children to the...

Now it’s time to speak up for mental health

Now it’s time to speak up for mental health

Speak Up for Mental Health at the European Mental Health Week Covid-19 which affects all of us in different ways, has changed our routines and our lives. The need in the field of mental health has deepened like never before. According to the report of European Youth...

Our new Call Center for Remote Psychological Counseling is open

Our new Call Center for Remote Psychological Counseling is open

Our free Remote Psychological Counseling service, available in Turkish and Arabic, services children, adolescents, and their families through difficult experiences. Share with those needing support or access it by calling 0800 670 62 92 between 10:00 and 17:00 on...

There is no health without mental health

There is no health without mental health

Today is World Health Day The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the the absence of disease or infirmity." Health is also an individual's ability to participate in life, cope...

Activity for Children

Activity for Children

Let's get the emotions out!  There is more than one way to let your emotions out. Let's find the way that works best for you. You can draw a picture of how you feel. You can make a collage by cutting out pictures from old newspapers and magazines that reflect people's...

Are you ready to support children who need to play?

Are you ready to support children who need to play?

For each SAGOSKATT soft toy purchased on www.IKEA.com.tr between January 17 - February 15 2022. IKEA contribuutes to Maya Vakfı (Foundation) by donating TRY 10 as psychosocial support activities for children.   İlgili...

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Support children who need psychosocial support through regular or one-time donations. Your donation will allow children to attend individual and group therapy sessions and to build happy moments, not trauma, in their lives.

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Our volunteers share the same dream of a better world and help us lead the way. Their support is invaluable as they join us in our pursuit of reaching more children and creating more impact. Join us and be part of the change for better.

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Akat Mahallesi Öztürk Sokak No:3 34335
Akatlar Beşiktaş İstanbul Türkiye
Tel: +90 (531) 980 72 37 // +90 (212) 351 00 20

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Fener Mahallesi Tevkii Cafer Mektebi Sokak No:24
Balat Fatih İstanbul Türkiye
Tel: +90 (212) 525 25 36

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