Ukraine: “After seeing the psychologist, I felt like a new person”

Natalia Kyshnir, 56, survived the siege of Mariupol but was forced to make the terrible choice of staying to look after her mother or leaving for safety with her son. She escaped to Vinnytsia but was left traumatised by her experiences. After receiving psychological support from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams, she says […]

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Ukraine: “Not being able to talk about trauma is itself a symptom of PTSD”

Anastasia Nedieva has been working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) since 2015 as a social worker in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region, running mobile clinics in villages without doctors or pharmacies. In 2019, Anastasia moved to the city of Mariupol with her daughter and husband, but they were forced to flee their home after […]

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Ukraine: War-torn Minds, navigating mental health issues amid war

A woman with short grey hair and a navy-blue medical uniform shows an underground room with beige walls covered in parallel tubes and wires connected to a small pendant lamp. Although the light is not very bright, it is present. The room is equipped with an examination couch, medical equipment, and drugs. If required, medical […]

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