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  • 26 Oct 2022
    Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki, Alison Summers

    A Practical Guide for Professionals

    Our new publication with CUP, ‘Seeking Asylum and Mental Health is a practical guide to working with people seeking asylum. It is aimed at professionals and services in a range of statutory and voluntary sector roles, including social care, public policy, and the law, as well as health.

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  • 18 Oct 2022
    Hands holding a pen next to paper covered in writing
    Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki, Alison Summers

    Why words matter

    Whilst writing the book ‘Seeking Asylum and Mental Health’, we had to think a lot about words. At the outset we decided to avoid the term ‘asylum seeker’.

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  • 10 Oct 2022
    silhouette in front of a fire
    Alison Summers, Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki

    Out of the fire … into the frying pan…

    Often ‘refugees’ and ‘asylum seekers’ are spoken of together, as if they are almost the same. But they aren’t. If you’re a ‘refugee’, it has been accepted that you can’t go back to the country that you fled, that you need safety, protection, and a chance to build a life somewhere else, at least for the time being.

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