General

 

Refugees

 

Facts and figures

Read the statistical publications by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on permanent and temporary residents in 2015.

Figures at a glance

Visit the UNHCR’s website to get a snapshot of the statistics related to the number of people forced to flee their homes annually.

Global Report 2015

Read this United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees report that discusses global trends, regional summaries and ways to safeguard/respond/support human rights.

Global trends: Forced displacement in 2016

Read this detailed United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugee annual report that highlights the trends and populations of concern by region and category.

United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees Videos

Watch these videos developed by UNHCR that put a human face to the statistics related to the number of people forced to leave their homes.

History and Legacy of Refugee Resettlement in Ottawa — A Primer

Read this report produced by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership that outlines the history of refugee resettlement, Canadian refugee policy, and misconceptions about refugees. 

UNHCR – Storytelling: Through the eyes of refugees

Watch these videos that highlight the human face of the refugee experience.

 

 

Refugee mental health

 

Health profile on immigrant and refugee children and youth in Canada

Read this document produced by the Canadian Institute of Child Health that outlines the key general health and mental health trends of children and youth in Canada.

Mental health and refugees: Position paper CCR

Read this short article released by the Canadian Council of Refugees that outlines concerns regarding refugee mental health and ten recommended directions for Canada.

Mental health and well-being of recent immigrants in Canada: Evidence from the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada

View this report, published by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that addresses the mental health of recent immigrants and refugees using data from the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada.

Mental health of refugees

Read this detailed report developed by the World Health Organization that outlines the multiple facets that are important when supporting refugee mental health.

World psychiatric association guidance on mental health and mental health care in migrants

Read this report developed by the World Psychiatric Association that outlines trends, common disorders, the role of culture and pathways to care in relation to refugee mental health.

Toolkit quick links

Toolkit Quick Links

 

 

 

General

Determinants of refugee mental health

Health promotion and prevention 

Screening and assessment

Treatment

Policies and procedures