Words and images matter when talking about and portraying the mental health impact of emergencies. It makes a huge difference if someone affected is depicted as a passive victim suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders, or as a survivor experiencing common emotional reactions to a highly stressful and dangerous situation. This is a guide for emergency responders and how to talk and write about mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies.

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Publication: Psychosocial Support in Emergencies

Themes: Emergencies

Language: English

Year: 2020

File extension: PDF