Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide
- Refugee Mental
Health (PDF: 346KB/10 pages)
Although the Minnesota Initial Refugee Health Assessment form does not have a mental health component, it is critical that mental health issues be addressed in the screening process.
- General Findings on
the Effects that War, Violence, and Trauma have on Children (PDF:
This document includes conclusions from worldwide studies and looks at the effects of trauma on children by age. Article from the Center for Victims of Torture.
Foundation's Southeast Asian Program
Wilder offers a variety of services for immigrants who are adjusting to life in this country, currently including the large Southeast Asian population in Saint Paul. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Center for Victims of Torture
Works locally, nationally, and internationally to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and communities and to stop torture worldwide. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Community-University Health
CUHCC has specialized programs for Somali and Southeast Asian refugees that includes psychiatry, day treatment, case management, and women’s advocacy services. Bilingual staff speak Somali, Spanish, Hmong, Lao, Cambodian, and Vietnamese. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Center for International Health Clinic
Providers at the HealthPartners Center for International Health are trained in tropical and travel medicine and cross cultural health. The clinic also offers behavioral health services for adults: anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, serious and persistent mental illness, torture victims services, and women's mental health services. Bilingual behavioral health staff speak Russian, Vietnamese, and Spanish, with interpreters readily available for other languages. Attention: Non-MDH link