The mental health crisis in Ukraine

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Thursday, 31 October 2019, 11:11

It's halloween and we have a spooky topic. The mental health situation in Ukraine. The conversation concerning mental health has long been taboo. Ukraine is #8 in the world in terms of suicide. As the war in the Donbas drags on, more and more veterans return in need of support. However, we are seeing a shift. In this episode we have the chance to speak with Paul Niland, the founder of Lifeline Ukraine, the first suicide hotline for veterans and those in a dark place.

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An english weekly podcast covering current issues and events related to Ukraine, Donbas, and Crimea. Hosted by Elina Alem and Ukrainska Pravda, a popular Ukrainian online newspaper founded by Georgiy R. Gongadze.