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User-centered app adaptation of a low-intensity e-mental health intervention for Syrian refugees

Open access article describing the development of the mobile mental health intervention of STRENGTHS called Step-by-Step:

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Further reading by STRENGTHS partners

Several STRENGTHS collaborators were involved in new publications that are relevant for the project:

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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New book: Trauma – Flucht – Asyl: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch für Beratung, Betreuung und Behandlung

A German language book on mental health of refugees with trauma complaints will be available in bookshops and online as of this week. Three of the four editors are STRENGTHS collaborators: Naser Morina, Matthis Schick, and Ulrich Schnyder who are all from the University of Zurich. A quote from the foreword, written by Peter Ventevogel (UNHCR)

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Supervision aids STRENGTHS helpers in the Netherlands

“Most often, what brings people down are the problems they cannot deal with. They are overwhelmed, they feel weak because they cannot find a solution. PM+ helps you to break down your problems into smaller parts and deal with each part one by one, and it really helps.”

  • Added on January 21, 2019
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Researching implementation of scalable interventions

  • Added on January 18, 2019
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STRENGTHS: Step by Step app

Sebastian Burchert of Freie Universität Berlin introduces the Step by Step app. Step-by-Step, is a guided intervention for depression delivered through an app. It provides psychoeducation and training in behavioural activation through an illustrated narrative with additional therapeutic techniques such as stress management (slow breathing), identifying strengths, positive self-talk, increasing social support and relapse prevention.

  • Added on January 18, 2019
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Migrazione «C’è tanta gente che sta male»

On 20 December 2018 Swiss news paper Corriere del Ticino published an article about the work of Zürich University Hospital in testing Programme Management+ with Syrian refugees. 

  • Added on January 18, 2019
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In Zurich, Syrians mobilise to boost mental health

“By attending this programme, I feel that I can do something for the Syrian people, help the Syrian people with integration and solving the problems they have. Because I am one of them, I can feel what they feel.”, Osama Shelleh, Syrian refugee living in Zurich

  • Added on October 2, 2018
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Publications from the STRENGTHS project and other useful resources

  • Added on September 27, 2018
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