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Welcome to the Refugee Mental Health Project

Refugee Mental Health Project

The Refugee Mental Health Project aims to build settlement, social and health service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health and promote inter-sector and inter-professional collaboration. The project resources are provided free of charge across Canada.

NEW! The Mental Health of Syrian Refugees:

Specific considerations for promotion, treatment & support




Watch Dr. Kwame McKenzie's introduction on the course:

This project is a follow-up of the national Refugee Mental Health Practices Study, which identified needs and promising practices in refugee mental health in Canada.

The Refugee Mental Health Project (RMHP) activities are directed by an Inter-Professional Project Advisory Committee.

the RMHP is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)


Register now!

Refugee Mental Health: Focus on Syrian Refugees

Visit our registration page to enroll in an upcoming course session:

  • Jan. 18-Feb. 14, 2017
  • Feb. 22-Mar. 21, 2017.


Space is limited

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Project Updates

Upcoming webinars Register now

  • Dec. 7th: LGBTQ+ Newcomer Youth Experiences
  • Dec. 14th: Faith and healing: Incorporating religion in counselling Syrian refugee clients.


Information on the MHCC initiative, Dec. 5, 2016-Jan. 6, 2017.

Our Community of Practice (CoP) keeps you in the loop

Featured resource: MHCC Report: Supporting the Mental Health of Refugees to Canada

Praise for the Project