Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

2017International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Guideline by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Rates of mental health problems often increase during natural disasters, war and conflict, and pre-existing disorders may also resurface or be exacerbated by conflict or violence. Although people with mental health disorders constitute a particularly vulnerable group, they are often neglected. Chapter 7 concerns people affected by emergencies.

Key wordsdisaster / psychosocial support


CategoryManuals and guidelines