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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

March 26, 2015 - Reddit AMA with a young Syrian woman. Find out about her life!

February 25, 2015 - The Psychological Fight After Ebola

February 23, 2015 - Brutal ISIS Tactics Create New Levels Of Trauma Among Iraqis

January 29, 2015 - Resilience in Lebanon

January 5, 2015 - The Lives of Syrian Survivors in an Iraq Refugee Camp

October 8, 2014 - Critical Mental Health Resources for Somali Refugees in Ethiopia

February 7, 2014 - International Medical Corps Delivers Mental Health Training in Philippines

February 2, 2014 - Treating the mental health consequences of Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines

October 22, 2013 - Syria’s Young Refugees Live in Fear and Yearn to Return to Syria

October 7, 2013 - International Medical Corps Marks World Mental Health Day 2013

June 14, 2013 - Mental Health Services Reach Refugees in Dollo Ado

May 16, 2013 - Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Tackling The Global Burden of Mental Health - An Impossible Task Without Frontline Health Workers

March 28, 2013 - AlertNet: Mental Illness Rates Can Double in Crisis, But Get Little Donor Attention

February 25, 2013 - International Medical Corps & the European Union Begin Training to Improve Mental Health Services in Gaza

January 17, 2013 - Ethiopia: Creating Access to Community-based Mental Health Services for Refugees

October 8, 2012 - World Mental Health Day 2012: International Medical Corps Teams Worldwide Address the Global Crisis of Depression

July 27, 2012 - A Country with Fourteen Psychiatrists

July 13, 2012 - Moving Forward in Libya: Promoting Mental Health & Well-being

July 10, 2012 - As Libya Holds National Elections, World-Renowned Photographers Unveil Exhibit to Promote Peace & Rebuilding

June 19, 2012 - A Ground-breaking Move for Mental Health Services in Kabul, Afghanistan

June 14, 2012 - Innovating New Approaches to Mental Health for Urban Refugees in Jordan

March 6, 2012 - Q&A with Colleen Fitzgerald, Mental Health & Psychosocial Program Manager, International Medical Corps Libya

January 24, 2012 - Yahoo News: Mental Trauma Takes Huge Toll In Afghan War

January 3, 2012 - International Medical Corps Advocates for Innovative Approach to Improve Mental Health Care in Middle East

December 27, 2011 - Japan Times: Quake Workers Bolstered By Training

November 23, 2011 - Intervention Journal Features Mental Health Projects

November 2011 - Integrating mental health into primary health care settings after an emergency: lessons from Haiti

November 2011 - Assessment Report: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Libya

November 2011 - The integration of mental health into primary health care in Lebanon

October 20, 2011 - On World Mental Health Day in Jordan, Reducing Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

October 10, 2011 - International Medical Corps Teams Worldwide Recognize World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2011 - Addressing Mental Health Needs in Lebanon

October 4, 2011 - After 180 Days of Civil Conflict, a Need for Mental Health Support in Libya

August 29, 2011 - Psychological First Aid: Improving Mental Health in Emergencies

June 15, 2011 - International Medical Corps to Highlight on Capitol Hill the Need for Integrated Mental Health Services in Humanitarian Emergencies

June 6, 2011 - Healing the Human Mind After Tragedy

April 28, 2011 - War Leaves a Legacy of Pain and Hardship in Chechnya

April 27, 2011 - Unable to Return Home, Unable to Stay

April 11, 2011 - Lebanon: Integrating Mental Health into Primary Health Care

March 23, 2011-Following the 2010 Pakistan Floods Disaster, International Medical Corps Continues to Deliver Health, Psychosocial, Nutrition and Economic Recovery Programs

February 23, 2011 - International Medical Corps Launches Program in Afghanistan to Combat High Levels of Mental Illness, Substance Abuse

November 16, 2010 - For One Pakistani Mother, Medical Care and Someone Who Will Listen

September 28, 2010 - The Only Center of its Kind in Syria Offers a Fresh Start to Children with Learning Disabilities and their Parents

December 4-15, 2010 - Mental Health in Complex Emergencies: Certificate Course, Goa, India

August 31, 2010 - Addressing Mental Health in Pakistan Along With Cultural Needs

August 24, 2010 - Unprecedented Resources for Men to Help End Cycle of Family Violence

August 19, 2010 - Mental Health in Complex Emergencies: Residential Course

August 11, 2010 - Mounting Emotional Toll of Floodwaters on Displaced Pakistanis

August 11, 2010 -Bringing Iraqi Refugees and Lebanese Youth Together Through Sports

August 6, 2010 -International Medical Corps Addressing Critical Psychosocial Needs of Pakistan’s Flood-Ravaged Displaced

August, 2010 - Images in Psychiatry - Haiti Earthquake Psychiatric Relief

July 9, 2010 - Six Months After Haiti Earthquake, International Medical Corps is Meeting Long-Term Primary and Mental Health Care Needs of Vulnerable Groups

June 29, 2010 - Large Numbers of Displaced in Kyrgyzstan Suffering Acute Psychological Trauma

June, 2010 - World Psychiatry Journal: Orienting Psychiatrists to Working in Emergencies: a WPA-WHO Workshop 

June 1, 2010 - Mental Health Research in Emergencies

April 15, 2010- International Medical Corps Provides Mental Health Services to Gaza's Needy

VIDEO - Fox News: Operation Medicate (April 12, 2010)

March 19, 2010 - The New York Times: In Haiti, Mental Health system Is in Collapse

VIDEO - Mental Health Care & Training as a Component of Disaster Recovery (March 19, 2010)

March 10, 2010 - Psychiatry in Haiti

January 2010 - Mental Health Guidelines for Emergency Responders

 March 3, 2010 - BBC: Audio Diary of Dr. Lynn Jones, International Medical Corps' emergency mental health expert, currently working in Haiti

November 3, 2009 - On World Mental Health Day, International Medical Corps Highlights Problem of Mental Illness, OftenNeglected in Humanitarian Settings

August 2009 - The Lancet: Severe Mental Disorders in Complex Emergencies

VIDEO - International Medical Corps responds to health care needs in Chad, Darfur, and CAR (May 22, 2009)

August 25, 2008 - International Medical Corps Prepares Mental Health Support for Populations Affected by Conflict in Georgia

July 28, 2008 - Helping Doctors to Help Iraqis with Mental Health Problems

July 20, 2008 - Delivering Relief in Syria

November 16, 2007 - New Guidelines for Addressing Mental Health in Emergencies

October 12, 2007 - A Pioneering Program Helps Children Grow Healthier, Stronger, and Smarter

October 10, 2007 - World Mental Health Day: October 10 2007

October 8, 2007 - Mental Healing in Sri Lanka

September 13, 2007 - Voices of Uganda: A Cross-Cultural Experience

June 19, 2007 - Through the Eyes of Children: Refugee Life in Pictures

April 10, 2007 - When Disaster Strikes, Women Suffer Most

November 20, 2006 - In Uganda with Margaret Aguirre

November 20, 2006 - International Medical Corps Makes New Commitment to Provide Mental Health Services In Conflict-Affected Regions 

November 19, 2006 - Dramatic enactments break language barriers

August 28, 2006 - Suicide; Depression Skyrockets in Katrina Trailer Parks

April 12, 2006 - Mental Health Conference in Africa: International Medical Corps to Highlight Innovative Programs

December 01, 2005 - The Children's Future Village - Rebuilding from the Memories

May 01, 2005 - Warriors and lovers: Understanding the responses to horror

February 01, 2004 - Tackling mental health in Sierra Leone

May 14, 2003 - Notes From the Field: INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT IN AFGHANISTAN