Moving to another country is a major life change. After arriving in the new country, every immigrant goes through an immigration process during which they internally process the effects caused to their life by changes in the external situation.
The MIOS Project promoted mental well-being and social inclusion of migrants 2018-2020. Project outcomes include the TOIVO model for group meetings and the OmaMieli web site. MIOS was funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).
How to manage and react to the stressful and rapidly changing COVID-19 crisis in our lives? The issue everyone one of us is facing is how we manage and react to the stressful and rapidly changing situation in our lives and in our society.
The WHO (2013) defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realises their own potential and can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to their community.