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Consequences of the Syrian Civil War on refugees’ mental health

December 15th, 2016

The most common health problems among Syrian displaced people are: depression, prolonged grief disorder, PTSD and anxiety.

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Barriers and good practises in migrants’ mental healthcare

December 14th, 2016

Migrants often find the main barriers in accessing mental healthcare are: language barriers and the resulting stigma.

78% of mental disorders appear before 18 years of age. Therefore, all aspects of prevention and promotion before this age are fundamental.

Mental health might well have been particularly disadvantaged compared to other areas of health.

We do have the strategic advantage: it is the only mental health cluster in the world.

If we look at mental health care as a routine part of the way you support people, and we don’t even call it mental health, then, I think that this removes the stigma.

12.4% of  catalan population may have a mental illness, and in this case the prevalence is higher in women.

60% of the people with  a severe mental disorder admit having suffered some sort of discrimination.

An environment like the one provided by the Summit brings professionals from different areas together to think about common challenges, and that is very positive.

In much of the developing world, mental health is not given the attention it needs

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Out & Online: a mental health aid to LGTBIQ community

December 12th, 2016

Out & Online is an online program that aims to enhance welfare and to reduce mental health symptoms among LGTBIQ between 18 and 25 years old.

  • emen

eMEN: European digital innovation in mental health

December 5th, 2016

eMEN project receives 5.3 million euros from the Interreg North West Europe Innovation Program and it will be implemented until the end of November 2019.