GREEK ISLANDS: Concerning rise in severe mental health distress in both adults and children.

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Πέμπτη, 17 Δεκεμβρίου 2020
GREEK ISLANDS: Concerning rise in severe mental health distress in both adults and children.

Author: Emma Parkin | prezly.msf.org.uk | 17 December 2020

 Concerning rise in severe mental health distress in both adults and children.

Four months after the fire that destroyed Moria and despite promises from the EU that there will never be another Moria again, more than 15,000 women, men and children continue to be trapped ahead of winter in unsafe and humiliating conditions on the Greek islands.  As the European policy to contain people on the islands continues, MSF’s mental health teams in Lesbos and Samos have continued to observe concerning levels of mental health distress among our patients including young children.

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