World Mental Health Day

On 10 October, we observe World Mental Health Day, an international day for global mental health education, awareness and policy advocacy. This year’s theme is Mental health in an Unequal World.

In the days around World Mental Health Day’ a series of events will mark the importance and increased awareness of MHPSS.

On 10 October, we observe World Mental Health Day, an international day for global mental health education, awareness and policy advocacy. This year’s theme is Mental health in an Unequal World.

In the days around World Mental Health Day’ a series of events will mark the importance and increased awareness of MHPSS.

Progress Report on MHPSS Activities

In a new report, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement highlights the progress it has made making mental health and Psychosocial support a priority.

In a new report, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement highlights the progress it has made making mental health and Psychosocial support a priority.

Supporting Afghans Outside of Afghanistan

In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor Eliza Cheung interviews Technical Advisor Melanie Powell about vaccine hesitancy – what is vaccine hesitancy and what should be the response.

The PS Centre has curated resources on our website to help National Societies and Movement partners supporting Afghans. This web page is a work in progress and it is constantly being updated

Heartbeat of Humanity: Vaccine Hesitancy

In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor Eliza Cheung interviews Technical Advisor Melanie Powell about vaccine hesitancy – what is vaccine hesitancy and what should be the response.

In this episode of Heartbeat of Humanity, IFRC Psychosocial Centre Technical Advisor Eliza Cheung interviews Technical Advisor Melanie Powell about vaccine hesitancy – what is vaccine hesitancy and what should be the response.

My Hero is You 2021

‘My Hero is You 2021: how kids can hope with COVID-19!’ aims to help children stay hopeful and positive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘My Hero is You 2021: how kids can hope with COVID-19!’ aims to help children stay hopeful and positive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mental Health Matters: Progress Report on MHPSS Activities within the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

In a new report, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement highlights the progress it has made in making…

Upcoming panel discussion: Mental Health in an Unequal World

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness globally and mobilizing…

Supporting Afghans outside of Afghanistan

Thousands of people have recently been evacuated from Afghanistan. Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies in the Americas, Asia-Pacific,…

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Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Policy and International Conference resolution on addressing mental health and psychosocial needs

Find resources assisting the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement in the implementation of the Roadmap, Resolution and Policy on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support.

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Over the years, the PS Centre has developed a range of different training materials and handbooks. Materials are developed in English and translated into some or all of the other International Federation main languages.

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The competency of staff and volunteers depends on their knowledge in assessing, designing, and monitoring psychosocial interventions, which is why we ensure to continuously expand our toolbox, guidelines, and materials.

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PS Centre aims to collect the most relevant information about psychosocial support in emergencies, both in general terms and in relation to specific emergencies.

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