People who need help dealing with psychosocial problems and trauma should first contact a family doctor. The doctor can refer them to a psychologist, for instance, for more specialised care.
Refugees from Ukraine will soon be able to get psychosocial support in their own language from Ukrainian psychologists in the Netherlands. Empatia helps Ukrainians with mental health issues find a Ukrainian psychologist. For more information, see the Empatia website. Empatia is a partnership between:
- VluchtelingenWerk Nederland (Dutch Council for Refugees)
- OPORA Foundation, and
Municipalities and health professionals can contact LOOP (Loket Ontheemden Oekraïne PSH), the helpdesk for psychosocial support for displaced persons from Ukraine, for more information.