Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Network

About the MHPSS Network

The MHPSS Network is a collection of clinicians and experts in mental health, trauma, culture, community development, participatory research, advocacy, and disaster response. The Network offers an innovative and cost-effective approach to utilizing comprehensively trained MAIDP graduate students to respond to the overwhelming mental health and psychosocial support needs of communities affected by disaster, mass violence, trauma, culture, conflict, and migration. We seek to support the needs of communities, and strengthen their resilience and recovery efforts through education, consultation, and psychosocial support.

Our office is located within the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, and is funded by DU Advancement funds. For a full list of our partners and generous contributors, click here.

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Seeking Support?

Whether you are a professional seeking to expand your skills and collaborate with other experts in the field, or a concerned parent, teacher, employer, or other community member who has been affected by disaster, violence, trauma, conflict, or migration, we are here to help. We have resources for any skill level and an extensive professional network by which to offer specific consultation and clinical services to meet your needs.

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Training & Resources

We work to educate and strengthen the capacity of agencies, professionals, and community members responding to the impacts of disaster, violence, trauma, conflict, and migration, with a focus on expanding awareness and cultivating practical skills to promote immediate and long-term recovery and resilience.

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Consultation services offered by the MHPSS Network provide guidance and support to agencies, professionals, and community members in their responses to disaster, mass violence, trauma, conflict, culture, and migration.

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Mental Health Support

In coordination with global MHPSS practitioner networks, we provide psychological first aid, along with mental health and psychosocial support services, to individuals and groups, offering innovative and cost-effective response approaches to communities affected by disaster, mass violence, trauma, conflict, and migration.

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