Mental Health Week: Cross Cultural Issues in Mental Health

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The latest in our series on mental health, this time looking at a group of Australians who can feel terribly alone.

For asylum seekers and refugee women, the trauma of relocating to a strange culture is made worse by horrific experiences in their home countries.

But for all immigrant women, mental health is an issue. From organising heath care & schooling, to negotiating life in another language, these barriers can bring about feelings of isolation, loneliness and loss. The Wire’s Leah Blankendaal reports.

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