Where can I find more information about MHPSS in crisis situations?
Sources for the information in these Q&As include the following.
The two main guidelines that have been internationally accepted by most organisations and donors involved in humanitarian work are:
International agencies with resources that can be consulted:
- IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies (World Health Organization, WHO)
- World Happiness Report
- 10 Facts on Mental Health (WHO)
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (in UNHCR Emergency Handbook)
- Figures at a Glance (UNHCR)
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Action (UNICEF)
- Psychosocial reference Centre (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC)
- Global Humanitarian Overview 2019. United Nations Coordinated Support to People Affected by Disaster and Conflict (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN OCHA)
- Out of the Shadows, Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority (World Bank Group)
- Fragility, Conflict & Violence (World Bank)
- International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)