Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights: Mental Health
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Through an innovative model of outpatient care, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) provides comprehensive mental health services – including counseling and medication management – designed to meet the special needs of refugees and survivors of torture, asylum seekers and immigrants. For more information about the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR), please visit their website.
In an effort to serve survivors of torture and related trauma, the BCRHHR firmly recognizes the importance of providing care to the whole person and reaches out to refugee communities and torture survivors to offer a place of safety and trust.
Our Mission is to provide holistic health care coordinated with social services and legal aid for asylum seekers, refugees, survivors of torture, and their families. We also train professionals to serve this population, conduct research to understand and implement best-practices, and promote health and human rights, locally and globally, to improve the quality of life for survivors of torture and their communities.
The BCRHHR provides services to approximately 500 individuals from over 40 countries. Interpreter services are available for more than 250 languages to aid in the healing journey of each patient and their families.
- Mental health services
- Referrals to medical care - including primary care and Obstetric/gynecological care
- Case management (Resources)
- Referrals for legal consultations for asylum seekers
- Forensic psychological assessments
- Limited in-house development services for clients
The BCRHHR is a member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs (NCTTP) as well as the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims based in Denmark.