Mental Health and Psychosocial Support training manual

Mental Health & psychosocial support training manual

Vanuatu is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Major disruptions to livelihood brought on by disasters and emergencies are likely to negatively impact the mental health of survivors. Therefore, knowledge and skills in MHPSS are necessary for resilience and coping as people recover and rebuild their communities and lives. These guidelines are developed as a training resource for health workers and service providers to equip them with practical tools and knowledge on MHPSS. It provides skills and techniques, as well as a guide for planning and executing community projects, which will strengthen MHPSS community response and support infrastructure during crises.