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“It’s not one single trauma, it’s hundreds of traumas” New films highlight mental health crisis among refugees and asylum seekers.

Solace are proud to be part of a collaboration with University of Cambridge to produce research and films on the serious mental health issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers.

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Asylum seekers are five times more likely to have a mental health difficulty and 60% or more have serious mental distress,” explains Anne Burghgraef, Clinical Director at Solace, in the film. “That may not always be apparent when you speak to someone, but it’s always there in the background”

“Everything that held them in place, that gave them a sense of identity, has been removed.”

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