📌 Location: Strasbourg, France

⏰ Dates:20- 26 November 2022(arrival and departure days included)

👣 Number of participants: 40 participants

🏁 Participating countries: Council of Europe’s member-states

🚲 Organizer:Voices of Young Refugess in Europe

🍇 Apply here:

🚦 Deadline to apply:10/5/2022

🚦 Date of Selection: 10/9/2022

📱 Inquiries about this training course: Email: miloss@eymh.org

💰💶 Costs:

  • Participation Fee: 50 Euros
  • Traveling Costs: Negotiable with program team.
  • General Costs: All accommodation, food and travel and program materials are coverd by Council of Europe grant.

Managing mental health as a refugee, asylum seeker and/or migrants

General Description

Managing mental health as a refugee, asylum seeker and/or migrants

Project Goals and Objectives

Aim:

  • To increase the mental health literacy of refugee and migrant youth, and people working with them and to advocate for the enjoyment of the right to mental health for these groups.

Goals 

  •  to explore the right to mental health and its legal framework, and to map challenges in its implementation
  • to support and empower young refugees and migrants, and professionals working with them in order to challenge dominant negative narratives surrounding mental health and refugees and migrants
  • to promote mental health awareness and the importance of prevention amongst refugee and migrant youth as a group
  • to enable refugees and migrants to seek support in the field of mental health from peers and/or professionals
  • to share lessons learned and (un)successful experiences among the participants regarding the right to mental health in order to map/document in initiatives across Europe addressing mental health for young refugees and migrants;

Participant’s Profile

  • Young people under 30,
  • with migrant/refugee backgrounds
  • lived experience of forced displacement and/or lived experience of mental health problems

Infopack: Program stuff – Nick Morgan

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