To deliver therapy to people in crisis zones, Neuner together with colleagues from the University of Konstanz and further supporters founded the aid organisation ‘Vivo’. It is training lay therapists in countries such as Sri Lanka, Ruanda, Uganda, and the Congo. Unlike Germany, the health systems of these countriesContinue Reading

Public Domain, On Nauru, the report says: “It appears that post traumatic distress disorder (PTSD) and depression have reached epidemic proportions . . . UNHCR anticipates that mental illness, distress and suicide will continue to escalate in the immediate and foreseeable future.” The refugees are not only beingContinue Reading Police descriptions of the perpetrators as of “Arab or North African origin” were seized on by those calling for an end to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door policy toward people fleeing violence and persecution ” even as authorities warned they don’t know if any of the culprits are refugees. AddingContinue Reading