Youth, Peace and Security: Psychosocial Support and Societal Transformation

Brandon Hamber, Denis Martinez, Marlies Stappers, David Taylor, Thomas Unger

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Abstract

This paper explores the key issue of mental health and psycho-social services (MHPSS), from a youth-specific perspective. Drawing on the assertions and recommendations of the YPS Progress Study, and coupled with the increasing attention to MHPSS within the sustaining peace agenda, this policy brief pays special attention to the role of youth-specific psycho-social services as a vital dimension of transformative youth resilience, essential to both addressing the consequences and prevention violent conflict.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2022

Publication series

NameOutside the Box: Amplifying youth voices and views on YPS policy and practice
PublisherInterpeace

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