DonateStrengthening humanitarian action through psychosocial support
The psychological impact of aid work can be high.
Aid workers operate in complex, stressful and insecure environments, often while away from their own support networks. The psychological impact of aid work can be high.
Research has found that up to 30 per cent of aid workers have reported significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after their assignments, and 20 per cent have reported clinically significant levels of depression. Levels of post-deployment anxiety, burnout and distress are also high.
Aid workers deserve to get specialised support from psychologists who understand the unique challenges and risks of humanitarian aid and emergency relief work. With the right support, aid workers can be supported to manage these issues and continue doing this important work for a long time.
The Mandala Foundation is one of only a few organisations worldwide who provide these specialised services. We are a not-for-profit organisation and we provide professional psychological services and programs to NGOs at heavily discounted rates. Donations will assist us to ensure our capacity to respond to the needs of sector and to help those who help others long into the future.
Mandala Foundation is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR number 97 514 621 648). Donations of $2 or more to Mandala Foundation are tax deductible in Australia.
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