WI DAILY NEWS
Date: 4 September 2020
Psychological and psychiatric assistance for Ukrainians
According to Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński, one of the priorities of Polish development cooperation with Ukraine is to support victims of the conflict in Donbas.
Yesterday, on 3 September 2020, the Department of Psychiatry, Combat Stress and Psychotraumatology of Warsaw’s Military Institute of Medicine organized a simulated terrorist attack for Ukrainian psychiatrists and psychologists, as part of its training course. The project Improvement of access to social services in the field of mental health, which was launched in 2019, is funded by Polish Aid, carried out by the Ministry of National Defense and coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its purpose is to promote systemic support for victims of the conflict in the east of Ukraine, including veterans of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, displaced persons and people living in the border zone.
The project Improvement of access to social services in the field of mental health is implemented by the Ministry of National Defence in cooperation with the Military Institute of Medicine, the 23rd Military Medical Rehabilitation Centre in Ladek Zdroj, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.