Resource: Refugee Mental Health Bibliography
National Partnership for Community Training and Pathways to Wellness
This bibliography is an effort to compile prominent research and literature on refugee mental health, from general information to screening and assessment processes, effective interventions, best and promising practices in therapy, clinical treatment, and culturally specific modalities.
Training: Messages that Matter- Communications webinar
Learn the value of framing your message, positive messaging about refugees that’s been proven to inspire and engage communities, and how to use communications messaging and stories to support the needs of your organization.
Tuesday, Sept 24, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm ET.
Resource: Healthcare.gov phone line for consumer assistance
U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
For information on how uninsured individuals and families can get health coverage, please call 1-800-318-2596 (which provides assistance in English and Spanish, as well as 150 other languages).
Healthcare providers needing assistance with suspected cases of malaria may call the CDC Malaria Hotline: (770) 488-7788 or (855) 856-4713 toll-free, Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm Eastern Time. For emergency consultation after hours, call (770) 488-7100 and request to speak with a CDC Malaria Branch clinician.
CDC guidelines for pre-departure presumptive treatment and directed treatment of malaria for all refugees from sub-Saharan Africa.
The CDC and RHTAC recently released findings of their investigation into suicides among Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. Please write your questions or comments on the report here. Each question or comment will be read by the study team, and we will regularly post responses. We would like to also ask you to share any experiences with effective suicide prevention activities that your community has implemented. These experiences may be very useful for the larger refugee community to hear.
Developed by the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), this toolkit aims to educate refugees and immigrants on how to adopt good habits that will help prevent nutrition-related diseases.
CDC guidelines on the U.S. Domestic Medical Examination for newly arriving refugees assist professionals in determining the best tests to perform during routine post-arrival medical screening of refugees.
CDC Guidelines for mental health screening of resettled refugees during the Domestic Medical Examination.
CDC guidelines for evaluation of the nutritional status and growth in refugee children during the Domestic Medical Examination.