Hundreds of thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants are on the move within Europe, amidst the multiple needs of these populations, particular attention should be given to the protection of their mental health and psychosocial wellbeing.
The guidance “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Refugees, Asylum-seekers and Migrants on the Move in Europe” is meant to provide advice on protecting and supporting the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of people on the move in Europe. It describes key principles and interventions methods to guide all those who are providing emergency services and/or direct assistance to the affected people. A specific focus has been put on the protection and the psychosocial support for unaccompanied children and those with special needs
Terre des Hommes, within the Destination Unknown Campaign, has contributed to this guidance while it was edited by UNHCR, IOM and MHPSS.net.