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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STRENGTHS research explained

In a series of short vidoes researchers in the STRENGTHS project explain the variuous methodologies and sub components of the research in the project.

  • Added on August 27, 2018
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Rapid appraisal of health systems

Many host countries are ill-equipped to respond to the large number of Syrian refugees who may need to access comprehensive mental health and psychosocial supportservices. The STRENGTHS study has been initiated to develop effective strategies for scale up effective low intensity mental health interventions that can help to meet these needs in settings where resources are limited.

  • Added on August 23, 2018
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Training Syrian refugees in delivering PM+

After a year of preparation our programme is starting to make an impact for Syrian refugees. Having recently kicked off our first pilot trial in the Netherlands, the first supervision session took place in May 2018 in Rotterdam. During these sessions our Syrian helpers will report back on their experiences with the first few Problem Management Plus (PM+) individual sessions.

  • Added on May 23, 2018
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Strengthening mental health care systems

Strengthening mental health care systems for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East: integrating scalable psychological interventions in eight countries The first article from the STRENGTHS project has been published in the European Journal of Psychotraumatology.

  • Added on November 15, 2017
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STRENGTHS project blog post on Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics journal

The STRENGTHS project is featured in the blog of the Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics (GHEG).

  • Added on October 11, 2017
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