Mental Health Outreach Project Lecture in Armenia

Title:  Generational Impact of Mass Trauma of Genocide Date:  October 30, 2007 Time:  16:00 Place:  Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI), Komitas Hall E-mail: Lecturer:  Ani Kalayjian Ph.D Description:  The attempted destruction of the Armenian people by the Ottoman Turkish Government from 1895-1923 not only cost one-and-a-half million Armenian lives but created massive trauma for many… Continue reading >>

Armenian Turkish Art Exhibit

This important and exciting joint Armenian-Turkish project, entitled “Imagining the Future: Armenian and Turkish Artists in Dialogue” will be coming soon to New York This project will be a show of leading, world-class Armenian and Turkish artists.  Our goal in doing so is to represent the common cultural and artistic concerns of Armenia and Turkey… Continue reading >>

Mental Health Outreach Project

The Mental Health Outreach Program (MHOP), organized by the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP) which was formerly known as the Association for Disaster & Mass Trauma Studies, is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization, spearheaded by trauma expert Dr. Ani Kalayjian. The MHOP is a disaster relief project that has been recruiting teams of professional… Continue reading >>

Earthquake Pakistan Mental Health Outreach Project

On October 8. 2005, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 on the moment monitor scale struck the northeastern region of Pakistan. Wikipedia reported that entire villages and roads were buried by landslides in the North-West Frontier Province and Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The destruction of the earthquake was even felt in India and Afghanistan. Because of… Continue reading >>

Post Tsunami Mental Health Outreach Project

MHOP meeting Sri Lancan Red CrescentsThe first team of the Mental Health Outreach Project meeting local Sri Lancan Red Crescents in Batticaloa, February 2005 Tsunami Press Release UN Tsunami Press Release Tsunami Pictures Post Tsunami Mental Health Outreach Project Tsunami Relief  

Hurricane Katrina and Rita Mental Health Outreach Project

In response to this crisis, the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP) spearheaded by Dr. Ani Kalayjian, is implementing its Mental Health Outreach Project (MHOP) in the Gulf Coast. The MHOP is mobilizing teams of mental health volunteers to treat survivors. Unfortunately, at least 15% of survivors will present symptoms of PTSD that will… Continue reading >>

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