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Talking OPENLY about Mental Health (part 02)

In this episode, we are focusing on the many ways you can receive mental health support.

There is no health without mental health . Today we are focusing on the many ways you can receive mental health support. As the American rapper Logic would say “pain don’t hurt the same, I know ”. And it’s true. What works for one might not work for all. The most important thing is getting lifesaving information to the people who most need it.

We asked four experts what can be done to make mental health support more accessible, especially to those who are dealing with natural disasters and major crises. Here are their answers.


‘I was afraid’

Migrants often have a lot to be afraid of as they struggle to get by in new surroundings: Arrest. Deportation. Violence. Theft. But building and maintaining trust is possible, say experts. They share their advice in this short, selfie-style video.

Season of rain, season of tragedy

From Ebola to disasters, the Ugandan Red Cross is used to responding to a wide range of crises. In western Uganda, for example, the Red Cross has been helping a growing number of people displaced by catastrophic yearly mudslides and floods.

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