The global refugee crisis is a mental health catastrophe, leaving millions in need of mental support to overcome the traumas of disarray and conflict. To undo the damage, child psychiatrist and TED Fellow Essam Daod has been working in cliques, extricate barges and the shorelines of Greece and the Mediterranean Sea to help refugees( a one-fourth of which are children) reframe their experiences through short-lived, powerful mental involvements. “We can all do something to prevent this mental health catastrophe, ” Daod says. “We need to acknowledge that first aid is not just needed for the body, but it has also to include the mind, the soul.”

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