Johnson and Johnson Company Ltd. is supporting BasicNeeds-Ghana to implement a sustainable livelihoods project titled "BasicNeeds promoting gardening for improved mental health, food and income security". This project is one of the initiatives of BasicNeeds-Ghana to increase productivity and wellbeing of women and men and youth with mental illness or epilepsy and their primary carers and families through acquisition of of skills in vegetable gardening which they otherwise would find difficult to access normally.
The project titled "Support Government of Ghana to build a national Mental Health System that effectively and efficiently responds to the mental health needs of the population" is a UK-aid funded project that seeks to address the needs of a significant but neglected population group in some of the hard-to-reach communities of Ghana. This project will work to address varied but mutually reinforcing problems and needs confronting mental health in Ghana that this project seeks to address. These include: