Barriers to and facilitators of utilisation of mental health services by young people of refugee backgrounds

Investigation of barriers to and facilitators of formal help-seeking among children and young people from refugee backgrounds as distinct from factors important for refugee adults and nonrefugees children/youth is important because, in the absence of such research, “policy makers, service planners, and mental health professionals have little option but to draw unreliable inferences from research based on children in the general population or ethnic minority adults”(de Anstiss, et al., 2009).

Category: Mental Health

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