Y-PEER – PETRI is proposing alternatives to tackling bullying in schools: workshop with students

On 18th of June, members of  the PETRI Sofia team, the EVS volunteers Viktoria Bondikjova and Angela Georgieva from North Macedonia organized workshop with high school students in the 153 Sports School “Neofit Rilski” in Sofia.

They presented the work of the Y –PEER-PETRI Sofia by transmitting and showing […]

By | 2019-06-24T12:54:08+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

The Ins and Outs of Bipolar Disorder

Whenever we think about mental health, our minds usually go to one of two conditions, anxiety or depression. While it’s true, these are both very common mental illnesses, it is a little-known fact that bipolar disorder is right up there alongside them.

Bipolar disorder is the 3rd most common mental illness […]

By | 2019-06-14T11:44:48+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

How it is to be a transgender person in Bulgaria?

In a couple of weeks the person Alexandria is going to disappear. His passport might survive but he as a Bulgarian citizen will vanish into thin air. He, Alexandria, was born as a She, defined by his biological sex as a female.  After Alexandria became a teenager, he realized that […]

By | 2019-05-28T02:55:59+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments


 PETRI Sofia organizes anti-discrimination events

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

Martin Luther King


This iconic quote is part of the legendary “I have  a […]

By | 2019-03-12T17:00:09+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: article, Burning Issues|0 Comments

Intercultural Afternoon (29th January 2019)

On 29th January, the EVS volunteers from Y-PEER PETRI-Sofia, Viktorija from Macedonia and Katrina from Austria, together with other EVS volunteers from Turkey, Italy and Spain participated at an event – intercultural afternoon organized by HESED – Health and Social Development Association.

The idea of this event was to give a […]

By | 2019-02-20T11:30:06+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

Promoting Good Mental Health in the Workplace

The shocking statistic that 1 in 4 people will suffer with mental health issues at one point in life is now fairly well-known, but not many people know how linked mental health issues can be to work. Workplace issues can bring on or exacerbate anxiety and depression most commonly but […]

By | 2019-01-24T12:22:20+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: article|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Changing Attitudes to Death and Funerals

Over the course of the last century, and perhaps most acutely within the last decade or two, we have seen a radical shift in the general attitude that people have towards death and funerals. There are a number of contributing factors at play, but a big piece of the puzzle […]

By | 2018-10-08T09:06:55+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Categories: article|Tags: |0 Comments