Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Crises

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Date published
01 Jul 2018
Humanitarian Exchange #72
Conflict, violence & peace, Health, Psychosocial support
Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN)

This edition of Humanitarian Exchange, co-edited with Anne Harmer, Manager of Elrha’s Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme, focuses on mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian crises.

Featured in this issue: 

  • Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian crises
  • Improving humanitarian assistance across sectors through mental health and psychosocial support
  • Integrating mental health into primary healthcare in the Central African Republic
  • Evidence-based mental health integrated disaster preparedness in Nepal and Haiti
  • What strong partnerships achieve: innovations in research and practice
  • Scalable psychological interventions for people affected by adversity
  • Psychosocial support in the Syrian refugee response: challenges and opportunities
  • Psychosocial support for adolescent girls in post-conflict settings: a social and gendered norms approach
  • Youth FORWARD: scaling up an evidence-based mental health intervention in Sierra Leone
  • Designing and implementing psychosocial interventions for children with severe acute malnutrition: Action contre la Faim’s experience in Nepal
  • Responding to trauma during conflict: a case study of gender-based violence and traditional story-telling in Afghanistan
  • Reflections on a psychosocial community support programme in the West Bank
  • Mental health research among Syrian refugees in Lebanon: challenges and solutions
  • Improving humanitarian crisis response policy and practice: mental health and psychosocial support coordination in Lebanon
  • Supporting mental health care provision in Lebanon and Iraq
  • Applications of Psychological First Aid around the world: summary of a five-year retrospective
  • Mental health and psychosocial support: who cares for the volunteers?