• A range of topics related to the field of MHPSS were addressed at the event, including:

  • An overview of the mental health consequences of armed conflict on affected populations, especially children.

  • Care and support to children and community members suffering from extreme distress. Findings from a recent review of the application of IASC Guidelines on MHPSS in the field.

  • Community-based psychosocial support, with a focus on supporting resilience; Psychosocial support through Child Friendly Spaces, schools and other community mechanisms

  • Mental health disorders and context-specific responses.





















Picture: © Pierre Holtz | UNICEF

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