Mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial support in camp coordination and camp management. The experience of the International Organization for Migration in the north east of Nigeria and South Sudan

Author(s): Guglielmo SCHININÁ; Nuno NUNES; Pauline BIROT; Luana GIARDINELLI; Gladys KIOS

http://journals.lww.com/interventionjnl/Abstract/2016/11000/Mainstreaming_mental_health_and_psychosocial.7.aspx

Abstract

This article examines the efforts of the International Organization for Migration to mainstream mental health and psychosocial considerations into camp coordination and camp management, through capacity building and provision of direct psychosocial support. It focusses on the activities carried out by the International Organization for Migration in South Sudan, in the Protection of Civilians Areas, and in the north east of Nigeria, with the aim to identify relevant challenges and best practices.

Tags: Sudan, Nigeria, psychosocial support

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