International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations – Amsterdam, 7 & 8 October 2019

Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) should be an integral part of the humanitarian response in crisis and emergency situations.

To promote the rapid adoption of this approach, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation hosted an international conference in Amsterdam on 7 and 8 October 2019. 

Attendees included MHPSS experts, policymakers, ministers, donors and people with lived experience.

Watch a 3.5-minute wrap-up of the conference:

Video of the MHPSS conference

The live streams of both conference day 1 and conference day 2 are still available for playback.

MHPSS conference magazine

During the conference, a special ‘magazine’ was made and handed out in print. You can download this magazine as a pdf.

Pictures of the MHPSS conference

Pictures can be downloaded for free from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Flickr account:


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