A silent disaster

‘Four in five suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries’

In September, our colleague David Nieuwe Weme published his article ‘A silent disaster’ in Impact Magazine – a Dutch magazine for professionals in psychotrauma and psychosocial support. This paper is now also available in English. 

Read the article A silent disaster

Suicide among refugees is unfolding as a silent disaster
This article provides insight into the current knowledge and awareness of suicide among refugees in low and middle-income countries. With many thanks to independent professionals and experts at UNHCR, GIZ, Rutgers University, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health and VHS Chennai Hospital for their input and support.

Would you like to know more about this topic?
Intervention published a special section on Suicide Prevention and Response in her latest issue and hosted a webinar with the authors.