ORR Video Series: Emotional Wellness and Suicide Prevention

In response to reports of high levels of emotional distress amongst Bhutanese refugees, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), in conjunction with Bhutanese community leaders and mental health professionals, created the following video, “Stories of Hope From Bhutanese Refugees: Moving From Distress to Wellness”. Designed to promote emotional wellness and suicide prevention, the video features personal stories from Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees resettled in the United States after nearly two decades in refugee camps in Nepal. Accompanying the main video are profiles of seven Bhutanese refugees who briefly share methods they used to overcome emotional distress, and find a new sense of hope and meaning in life.  

Read more in ORR’s website