Resources: Help-seeking behaviour of refugees

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) has a published a short article to help professionals gain a better understanding of the mental health and help-seeking behaviours of refugees.

Evidence indicates that refugees have low rates of seeking mental health support and this article both explores why this may be the case and some promising approaches to turn the situation around. Read the resource.

Headspace has also launched a video campaign addressing this issue. The videos feature young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds sharing their stories. Visit the campaign website.