The effects of trauma and suicidal thoughts among refugees (Slides)

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Authors: Najeeb Wazefadost

Year: 2012

Event: 2012 TheMHS Summer Forum

Subject: Young refugees’s Mental Health after Detention, refugees, asylum seekers & Truama Survivors, Confronting Self Harm: from understanding to responding

Type of resource: Summer Forum Presentations & Papers

Abstract: Najeeb Wazefadost arrived in Australia by boat as a refugee from Afghanistan in 2000. She has since completed a Bachelor of Medical Science and is now studying Nursing at UTS. She has been involved in ChilOut (Children out of Detention), Amnesty International, Bamiyan Association and President of Hazara Women of Australia advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, new arrivals and the release of children from Detention Centres. She has published her own story in a book "There is no place like home". Currently she is working as a Case Manager with SSI (Settlement Services International).
Topic: The effects of trauma and suicidal thoughts among Refugees

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