We hit the big red button and got in the cars

The emergency task force of the Møre and Romsdal branches of the Norwegian Red Cross were in a meeting to…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • April 1, 2019

Podcast: Refugee Voices Scotland on the RE-DEFINE project

The PS Centre participates in the RE-DEFINE project. Funded by the European Union it researches a scalable intervention for preventing…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • February 27, 2019

Launch event: Mental Health and Psychosocial Consequences of Armed Conflicts, Natural Disasters and other Emergencies

Launch event: Addressing the mental health and psychosocial consequences of armed conflicts, natural disasters and other emergencies (Click the title…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • February 1, 2019

Available online: Moral Injury webinar

The webinar Moral Injury: expanding our understanding of trauma is now available online The concept of moral injury can expand…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • January 29, 2019

PS Centre spring trainings announced

Trainings in Programming and M&E for Psychosocial Interventions, PFA for Children The PS Academy is pleased to announce two trainings…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • January 7, 2019

Launch of PS Centre’s new website

PS Centre is launching its newly designed website. You might, therefore, experience some down times in the coming days. If…

  • Jesper Guhle
  • December 6, 2018

STRENGTHS project: Mobilising Syrian Refugees to boost mental health

The PS Centre is partner in the STRENGTHS project, which is teaching Syrian refugees to provide a mental health intervention called Problem Management+ (PM+). An earlier version of its curriculum, which was developed by the World Health Organization, was tested with displaced populations in Pakistan and survivors of gender-based violence in Kenya and proved to be effective.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • October 15, 2018

Updated briefing paper about psychosocial support and Ebola

During eoutbreaks of Ebola, psychosocial support is vital to ensure the well-being of the affected population, and also to counter-act the threats to public health and safety that fear, stigmatization and misconception poses.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • July 12, 2018

A Faith-sensitive approach in humanitarian response: Guidance on mental health and psychosocial programming

Humanitarian agencies have become increasingly aware of the importance of religion in the lives of those they seek to assist and of the potential value of more effective engagement with local faith actors in humanitarian settings. Equally, however, there is concern about how to address these issues in a way that does not threaten humanitarian principles of impartiality and neutrality, nor risk heightening any existing religious tensions.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • July 5, 2018

2017 Annual Report

In many ways, 2017 was a special year seen through the lenses of mental health and psychosocial support in the IFRC. International attention has never been so strongly focused on psychosocial support at field level, in research and at policy level.

  • Jesper Guhle
  • June 8, 2018