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Greece | The mental health impact of the EU-Turkey Deal

In Greece, some 24,000 men, women and children seeking protection in Europe are trapped in horrendous conditions while being deliberately neglected by Greek and European authorities.

On the island of Lesbos, our paediatric mental health teams have seen the number of children referred for treatment double in recent months.

In July and August, 73 children were referred to our teams: three had attempted to kill themselves and 17 were self-harming. Ten of the 73 children were under the age of six, with the youngest just two-years-old.

MSF calls on the Greek government, the EU and its member states to act according to their responsibilities and put an end to this unacceptable and harmful crisis

EU-TURKEY DEAL: Vulnerable people trapped by inhumane policy >

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