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Webinar: Addressing mental health and wellness for refugees in the US

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Event date: March 22, 2018
Time: 4:30pm - 5pm EDT
Bhutanese women’s group

Bhutanese women’s group during one of IRC's Saturday knitting groups.The IRC began to offer health and wellness workshops, expanded resources through new community partnerships, and coordinated ongoing support groups, including a knitting circle for elderly and disabled women

Photo: Cameron Karsten/IRC

Join us for this engaging briefing on refugee wellness

Mental wellbeing is an important aspect of refugees’ ability to successfully learn English, obtain a job, and become self-reliant in a short time period. This briefing will offer insight into the experiences of refugees resettling to the United States and the impact on their mental and emotional health. Guests will hear from IRC staff who are creating unique wellness programs to help refugees flourish in their new country. 

Listeners will hear from:

  • Annie Bonz, Technical Advisor, Mental Health
  • Patrick Poulin, Executive Director, Salt Lake City
  • Jordan Enger, Psychosocial Support Specialist, Denver

 

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