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Doras calls for improved access to mental health supports

Refugees and people seeking asylum are up to fifteen times more likely to experience PTSD and depression, and are five times more likely to be diagnosed with a psychiatric condition. On World Mental Health Day, Doras highlights the prevalence and complexities of refugee mental health issues and calls for better access to services and specialised supports. 

In an infographic published by Doras to mark World Mental Health Day, issues impacting on refugee mental health are highlighted including delays in the asylum application system and barriers to services.

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