This toolkit is a compilation of a range of several practice guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in humanitarian contexts, to enable easy access to key multi-lingual resources.

Marcio Gagliato
Marcio Gagliato, Co-Director (Operations)
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General Technical Guidelines and Resources
Assessment and Mapping Guides
Programme Implementation

The aim is to provide MHPSS practitioners, policy and decision-makers easily-accessible information on resources and tools related to mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) that are useful in the case of an emergency.

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This toolkit will be reviewed regularly as newer and more up-to-date resources and tools become available. The feedback we receive from users is essential to this process and your considerations for improvement and overall feedback are welcome. Please email us to share your experience in using the toolkit and alert us to any new resources.

This MHPSS Emergency Toolkit will be continuously reviewed as newer and more up to date resources and tools become available, but equally important is the feedback we receive from field users. Please share your experience in using the toolkit, and let us know what you think. Your considerations for improvement and overall feedback are welcome and can be received by the Emergency Host, Marcio Gagliato (

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We are thankful for the collaboration with many Mental Health and Psychosocial Support actors, their efforts and contributions.

Coordination: Marcio Gagliato Toolkit prepared by: Marcio Gagliato, Zeinab Hijazi and Margriet Blaauw (version 2017) Reviewers version 2018: Ananda Galappatti (, Sarah Harrison (IFRC PS Centre/ Co-Chair IASC MHPSS RG), Renata Reali (