World Mental Health Day: Mental health conditions in conflict situations more widespread than we thought

November 12, 2019

 

Today, there is no shortage of countries in conflict. UN estimates suggest that in 2019, nearly 132 million people in 42 countries around the world will need humanitarian assistance resulting from conflict or disaster. Nearly 69 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced by violence and conflict, the highest number since World War II.

 

Fortunately, there’s a lot we can do to help them and this week World Mental Health Day marks a time to reflect on initiatives.

 

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