Mike Niconchuk is a Senior Researcher at Beyond Conflict's Innovation Lab, where he leads several projects that focus on science of trauma and stress, biology of social belonging and exclusion, and violence prevention. He leads Beyond Conflict’s partnership with #MeWeSyria. From 2012-2015, Mike worked as Emergency Response Coordinator for Questscope in Za’atri Refugee Camp. Mike is a graduate of Tufts University and University College London and holds degrees in International Relations and Social Cognition
With almost no space safe for refugees in the world, current mental health systems in the Middle East are beyond overloaded. But there are glimmers of hope.