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Mental Health in Haiti: Freeing the Mind From Bondage

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor IT IS BECOMING CLEARER to everyone that in order for individuals as well as groups of individuals to thrive that a good mental state is necessary. That became even more apparent to Haitians in Haiti after …

Guerda Nicolas: Enhancing the Mental Health Work Force in Haiti

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor Since the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, the Boston-based Haitian Mental Health (HMH) Network has collaborated with several organizations in the US and Haiti to create a Capacity Building Initiative in International Mental Health (CBI-IMH). The primary …

Haiti and the Psychology of Freedom

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor I recently made a trip to Cape Town, South Africa to give a talk, and so many incidents there reminded me of Haiti and other countries in the Caribbean region. Many folks are aware of the …

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 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor The 2010 earthquake in Haiti has led to the development of several organizations created by Haitians for the purpose of addressing the mental health needs of Haitians in Haiti and abroad.  This report provides a summary …

 By Alexander Britell University of Miami Professor Guerda Nicolas’ new book, Social Networks and the Mental Health of Haitian Immigrants, takes a look at the mental and psychological issues Haitians face in entering new communities in the United States – …