Migrant mental health crumbles in Greece

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Migrant mental health crumbles in Greece
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Refugees and migrants stuck in Greek camps, including children as young as nine, are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with the “endless misery”, international charities said on Thursday.

In reports marking one year since the European Union struck a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of refugees and migrants to Greece, Save the Children and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) found anxiety, depression and aggression were on the rise.

Mental health was “rapidly deteriorating due to the conditions created as a result of this deal”, Save the...


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