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Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Children and Adolescents in High-Income Settings

Authors:
Mina Fazel
Theresa S. Betancourt
Source:
The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
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Publication Year:
2017
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Preventive mental health interventions for refugee children and adolescents in high-income settings

This article examines the experience and health of refugee children and adolescents across multiple sectors, including housing, education, economic opportunities, and the larger context of immigration. The article calls for comprehensive psychosocial interventions to heal the psychological wounds of war and the restoring of social and physical environments for refugee children and adolescents.

https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(17)30147-5

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