Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Mental Health Facts on Refugees, Asylum Seekers, & Survivors of Forced Displacement Worldwide

Just a taste of the useful info you can find in the Disaster Information Management Resource Center and DisasterLit, a database for disaster medicine and public health:

Mental Health Facts on Refugees, Asylum-seekers, and Survivors of Forced Displacement
Date Published: 11/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This four-page fact sheet details how most of the world's 70.8 million refugees, asylum seekers, unaccompanied minors, and other survivors of forced displacement will not receive needed mental health care due to scarcity of services and stigma against mental health care. It discusses systems of care for the mental health of refugees and asylum seekers, and strengths and protective factors common to refugees and asylum-seekers. [less]
Type: Fact Sheet
ID: 20453. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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