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A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.

Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees Resources

Reprinted from "Immigrants and Refugees" issue of Visions Journal, 2010, 6 (3), p. 28

Responding to Older Adults with Substance Use, Mental Health and Gambling Challenges: A guide for workers and volunteers

Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre

  • McGill University
    www.mcgill.ca/mmhrc
    Relevant resources for people living with mental health problems, families, community groups, professionals and administrators

Cultures West: Promoting mental health for immigrants and refugees

  • Spring 2009 (volume 27, issue 1)
    Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC
    www.amssa.org
    An issue of Cultures West devoted to mental health care and promotion for immigrants and refugees

Lessons from the Field: Issues and Resources in Refugee Mental Health

IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

  • Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a collaboration of United Nations and non-United Nations humanitarian agencies and organizations
    www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/guidelines_iasc_mental_health_psychosocial_june_2007.pdf
    These guidelines describe the mental health and psychosocial impacts of emergencies like civil conflicts, war and natural disasters. While these guidelines are intended to assist humanitarian efforts, they provide everyone with an excellent discussion of a human rights approach to mental health and well-being

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