The State of Stigma

October 2022 — The State of Stigma: Mental Health Needs of the Refugee Community

Migrants and refugees can be exposed to various stress factors which affect their mental health and well-being before and during their migration journey and during their settlement and integration.

MODERATED BY—Matt Smith, Executive Director of PreventionFocus

Jessica Hernandez, MSW

Journeys End Refugee Services

La-Verne Blades, MSW

Psychosocial Support Specialist Jewish Family Services

Mr. Rubens Mukunzi

Refugee from Rwanda