Whilst on her 8,000-mile-journey, searching for her mother and a better future, Amal found EMERGENCY in Rome, Bologna, and Milan.
Violence leaves scars. Not only physical, but mental ones too.
We witness this first-hand at our clinics in southern Italy, where we offer free psychological support. Many of our patients there are migrants who have endured unimaginable suffering on their journey: the effects of war and violence are deep and profound.
#WorldMentalHealthDay is an important opportunity to express solidarity with those who suffer from mental health problems and to advocate, as always, for the right to free, high-quality healthcare for all those who need it.