Problem Management Plus service to migrants in Attika (MSF OCB)

Stakeholder: Médecins Sans Frontières
Type of stakeholder: Non Governmental Organizations

Μηθύμνης 8, Αθήνα, Ελλάδα

6η Δημοτική Κοινότητα (Bόρειες κεντρικές συνοικίες – Πατήσια, Κυψέλη)

General Information

Population Groups
Refugee / immigrant population
Days / Hours of service
  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
Supported languages


MSF OCB provides a short psychological intervention support for people who are confronted with stress, anxiety and low mood to do daily activities.

It is also very useful for people who come across and experienced violence and painful situation.

What happen in the PM+ sessions?

Beneficiries will be learning some strategies that helps him/her to manage his/her practical problems and reduce the feeling of stress. Moreover, it increases his/her motivation by doing the daily activity cycle and strengthen the social support. Trained lay counsellors facilitate PM+ sessions and they are supervised by professional psychologists. Also, PM+ sessions are in client’s mother language and will be conducted in a safe & friendly environment. It is free of charge.

How long is PM+ sessions?

PM+ has 7 sessions which is 90 minutes each session.

Who is eligible for PM+?

General Adult (women & men) migrant population with mild and moderate distress after having survived violent events impairing functioning and resulting in emotional problems such as Stress, debilitating fear, feelings of helplessness, lack of motivation, anger management, conflict in the family.

What is not provided?

Social and legal support, medical and psychiatric care

Participation/referral information

Any person who thinks he/she fits the criteria can contact the team on Whatsapp: 06940433333

For the moment the service is offered only in Farsi, Pashtu, Urdu, English

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