UKRAINIAN MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

The Ukrainian Mental Health Support Program provides emotional support, professional consultations, and practical tools to help Ukrainian nationals stabilize their emotional well-being, preserve their mental health, and adapt to life in the United States. The program aims to create a warm and supportive atmosphere for recent Ukrainian arrivals while improving access to mental health experts and other professional services. Clients can find community amidst complex emotions, stress, grief, uncertainty, and trauma recovery.  

Adults can share honestly, access help, and get valuable advice about American life, while children meet and make new friends. Teenagers can receive mentoring as they adapt to their new environments and continue their education and paths to success. 

Eligible individuals are encouraged to contact the IILA representative below to participate and receive support on their journey to emotional stability and integration.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Ukrainian humanitarian parolees who entered the U.S. between February 24, 2022 and September 30, 2023

 

  • Residents of Los Angeles and surrounding counties: Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside
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AVAILABLE SERVICES

  1. Individual Appointments and Group Sessions:

Discuss situations that cause distress and concern with qualified specialists (available in Ukrainian, English, and Russian). 

    

  1. Psychological Support:

Amidst challenging circumstances, be guided in creating a personalized support plan, access therapy, and receive other resources and program opportunities to restore emotional well-being. 

  

  1. Multicultural Space and Workshops for Teens:

Be mentored and engage in interactive discussions with American teens on topics like socialization and networking, anxiety reduction, career planning, financial literacy, and time management. We provide a friendly environment where you can freely express yourself, connect with peers, develop important soft skills, and receive support and encouragement. For more information or to register, use the contact information below. Click here for the program flyer in English or Ukrainian.

  

  1. Parent and Child Support Groups:

Adults receive support from peers, share personal experiences, ask questions of experts, and participate in thematic meetings while children engage in therapeutic play. 

  

CONTACT

Olena Stukalova

(818) 334-4079 x430 

[email protected]