SUMMARY: Focusing on mental health and psychosocial support of humanitarian mine action personnel, specifically deminers, how are organizations addressing the mental health needs of those working in dangerous and stressful environments? What support is provided to address trauma experienced by staff at the international and local levels? What tools are the HMA community using and what standards need to be developed? What must be considered when addressing the needs of personnel working with legacy contamination in post-conflict environments versus those working in more urban areas where security threats remain? What can the HMA community learn from mental health experts familiar with trauma, PTSD, etc.?

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Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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