Refugee Trauma Initiative is now called Amna

Nurturing joy& belonging

Amna specialises in supporting the psychosocial wellbeing of refugees and other displaced communities.

We help communities manage the insecurity, stress, and trauma that comes from conflict and forced displacement.

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Our story

In six years, Amna has reached more than 10,000 people across Greece through trauma-sensitive and identity-informed psychosocial support.

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Our approach

Amna provides psychosocial support to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma.

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Our Values


Respect, Connection, Understanding & Curiosity


Our work

Asylum seekers and refugees are more likely to suffer from mental health challenges, even after they arrive at a place of relative safety.


Amna provides refugee communities with safe spaces where they can heal from the effects of conflict, war and displacement by reconnecting with others and becoming part of a community.


By supporting individuals, organisations and refugee communities to run safe spaces for restorative group activities, we help people regain their resilience and rediscover feelings of joy and belonging.

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Our Tweets

7 years after the photo of Alan Kurdi shocked the world, children are continuing to die because of violent border policies. @AJEnglish #RefugeesWelcome

We’re saddened to learn about the death of Barbara Winton. A fearless campaigner for refugees, she continuously spoke up for the oppressed and displaced. We always valued her support and encouragement and will sorely miss her.

Have you ever felt out of control of your emotions? Chances are you were outside your Window of Tolerance. Our introductory trainings introduce participants to this concept and emotional regulation practices. Learn more and sign up for our next training:

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Your gift will help to bring a sense
of safety, joy and belonging to
the people who need it most.