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Story, Science, and Self-Care in a Refugee Community: Initial Impact of The Field Guide for Barefoot Psychology

This guide is an educational and psychosocial support program for communities affected by stress and trauma. The Guide, implemented through a participatory community engagement strategy, aims to clarify why and how adverse experiences can affect the brain, body, and social behavior, and to provide specific information and exercises to ameliorate the effects of stress and trauma, improve emotion regulation, and build resilience.