Honiara, Solomon Islands – Lawyers at the Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO), such as Beverly, continuously deal with other people’s legal issues, which requires effective mental health management.

Part of their service requires in-depth engagement with their clients’ often traumatic experiences in order to provide expert legal advice and representation, which can lead to increased work-related stress and anxiety.

Julia (not her real name) has been a widow for over ten years. She lives in Malaita with her daughter. She fondly remembers her husband of 20 years as a caring and loving family man. After the loss of her husband, she devoted all her time to raising their daughter, who has a speech impairment.