mental health

Rohingya refugees receiving mental health first aid

As Rohingya refugees continue to pour into neighbouring Bangladesh, one UN agency is taking steps to address their psychological well-being.

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Rohingya women have “lived through real horrors:” UNFPA

Safe spaces for Rohingya women and girls seeking sanctuary in Bangladesh are already full to capacity.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan peace process, mental health in Somalia and Sudan's child soldiers

Engagement of regional countries “good thing” for South Sudan peace process

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Somali health professionals grapple with mental health stigma

Many Somalis commonly called “crazy” are actually suffering from mental illness, often brought on by years of conflict and loss.

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News in Brief 6 June 2017 (PM)

American actor Adrian Grenier latest UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador

Hollywood star Adrian Grenier has landed a new role: UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador.

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Good mental health is key “foundation” to implement SDGs

Improving mental health across the world is one of the “foundations” for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (

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