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Intervention Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas is a peer reviewed scientific journal, providing a forum for professionals working in conflict affected areas and in the aftermath of natural disasters, and for those working with refugees from these regions.

Call for Papers

Intervention will work on a special section on Climate Crisis and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS). This special section will be featured in Intervention 20(1), to be published in April 2022.

Intervention invites humanitarians, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers to document their work on Climate Crisis and MHPSS in conflict-affected areas. Deadline 31.10.2021

Climate Crisis and MHPSS

Current Issue

January-June 2021| Vol 19| Issue 1


Bridging the Gap Between Science and the Field

Introduction Welcome to the first issue of Intervention in 2021. We have 19 articles in this issue, including a special section on Problem Management Plus (PM+) and related intervent...


Capturing Intervention in Its Context: The Next Frontier in Disaster Response Evaluation and Scale-Up Planning

Disasters and humanitarian crises threaten the health and wellbeing of people across the world, especially in more vulnerable regions. Many efforts are made to ensure that public health intervent...

Field Report

COVID-19 and Refugees in Malaysia: An NGO Response

COVID-19, a watershed moment in global health, has brought health inequalities into sharp focus exposing structural disadvantage and institutional discrimination experienced by disenfranchised po...

Field Report

The Comfort Dog Project of Northern Uganda: An Innovative Canine-Assisted Psychosocial Trauma Recovery Programme

In 2012, BIG FIX Uganda, an American-based animal welfare organisation, began offering veterinary health services and animal welfare education in northern Uganda to improve the wellbeing of anima...


A System Innovation Perspective on the Potential for Scaling Up New Psychological Interventions for Refugees

In recent years, a range of brief protocolised psychological interventions like Problem Management Plus have been developed. Such “scalable psychological interventions” are meant to b...

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Future Issues

September 2021 issue will feature a special section on Suicide Prevention and Response

Intervention, the Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas,is an open access journal, published twice a year. This publication is hosted by ARQ International, part of the ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre in the Netherlands.


Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science