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APRIL 2022 ISSUE

This issue will feature a special section on the climate crisis and MHPSS, alongside other articles, field reports and personal reflections on a diverse range of subjects of interest to our readers. We are grateful to WHO, UNICEF and the MHPSS Collaborative for co-funding a part of the special section for this issue.

If you are also interested in collaborating on this issue, please send an email to [email protected]


Introducing our guest editors for the APRIL 2022 ISSUE

Ms Lena Pschiuk

Ms Lena Pschiuk is a social worker from Germany and an MSc student in Global Health at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh. Her professional experiences include working for GIZ Jordan in the field of psychosocial support and health system strengthening, as well as assisting the integration of refugee families in Germany, Greece, and Scotland as a volunteer. In her academic and professional work, Lena engages with critical questions on the connection between mental health, migration, and climate change.

"Communities response to the impacts of the climate crisis on mental health and psychosocial well-being can teach us valuable lessons about adjusting to a world affected by climate change in solidarity."




Dr Lennart Reifels

Dr Lennart Reifels is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne. His key research areas include population mental health, suicide prevention and disaster risk reduction.

"The Intervention MHPSS & Climate crisis special section provides a timely opportunity to carefully consider the changing role and future demand for MHPSS in averting and addressing the mental health impacts of climate change."




Dr Jura Augustinavicius

Dr Jura Augustinavicius is an Assistant Professor at the McGill School of Population and Global Health. Her research focuses on climate change and mental health and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in humanitarian settings.

"The Intervention journal special section provides an opportunity to explore key areas of inquiry for our field, including working with those who are most affected to understand how MHPSS can be used to holistically support mental health and well-being in the context of the climate crisis and how MHPSS can positively contribute to promoting planetary health more broadly."




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