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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

Call for papers on Suicide Prevention and Response -

Intervention plans to devote a special section on suicide prevention and response in the September 2021 issue. It will be dedicated to sharing relevant lessons learned and emerging perspectives regarding suicide prevention. We encourage submissions from a wide range of practitioners, researchers, academics and policymakers.

Extended deadline: submit by January 31, 2021

We also have the, call for papers on Suicide Prevention and Response available in Arabic.

Current Issue

July-December 2020| Vol 18| Issue 2


Systems Under Strain

Welcome to the second issue of Intervention in 2020 with its new look in terms of design and colour scheme. We hope you find the content as valuable as ever. I just looked at the last editorial I w...


Rohingya mHealth: Investigating Mental Health in Kutupalong Refugee Camp

The mental health needs of people affected by humanitarian crisis are significant but may be overlooked by healthcare providers. This paper reports on a 3-month, mixed method, field trial of a di...


The Impact of a Livelihood Intervention on Psychosocial Wellbeing and Economic Empowerment in an Ongoing Conflict Setting: The Gaza Strip

The literature indicates that poverty and unemployment in conflict-affected areas are major stressors that negatively affect civilian wellbeing and mental health. Restoring livelihoods is expecte...


A Randomised Controlled Trial of the I-Deal Life Skills Intervention with Syrian Refugee Adolescents in Northern Lebanon

Armed conflict and displacement pose threats to children’s mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. We report on the findings of an evaluation of I-Deal, a life skills intervention aimed a...


Ubwiyunge Mubikorwa (reconciliation in action): Development and Field Piloting of Action-Based Psychosocial Reconciliation Approach in post-Gacaca Rwanda

Reconciliation is a “hazy” construct that calls for further systematic understanding efforts. The purpose of the present study was to illuminate and understand authentic and idiograph...

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Future Issues

February 2021 issue will feature a special section on Problem Management Plus

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