Mental Health a priority_UN, May 14 2020

Key messages: The problem: • COVID-19 has the seeds of a major mental health crisis • The mental health and wellbeing of whole societies have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are a priority to be addressed urgently. • A long-term upsurge in the number and severity of mental health problems is likely... Continue Reading →

COVID 19: Mental Health of population a priority: UN, May 14 2020

UN Secretary General Policy Brief COVID-19 and the Need for Action on Mental Health https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/un_policy_brief-covid_and_mental_health_final.pdf Video address by UN Secretary General https://youtu.be/XLJlqcFYfeM Video address by WHO Director General: https://twitter.com/DrTedros/status/1260898292105449472?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet UN press release - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/05/1063882 WHO press release - https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/14-05-2020-substantial-investment-needed-to-avert-mental-health-crisis

UN leads call to protect most vulnerable from mental health crisis during and after COVID-19: May 14, 2020

UN leads call to protect most vulnerable from mental health crisis during and after COVID-19 During the coronavirus pandemic, mental health tips are being disseminated to children and families in the Rongwai community in Bangkok, Thailand. © UNICEF/Sukhum Preechapanic During the coronavirus pandemic, mental health tips are being disseminated to children and families in the... Continue Reading →

PGI, Chandigarh, Webinar on Mental Health for Healthcare Professionals

PGIMER, Chandigarh: Mental Health Videos COVID-19 Prevention & IEC Committee, PGIMER Chandigarh Webinar for Healthcare Professionals https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Xx2mkGwAfBE0UqE_lqqcg Date: 01-05-2020 Webinar session VI: Mental health issues in COVID-19 Talk No.1. Psychological care of patients having COVID-19 Dr. SK Mattoo, Professor and Head, Deptt. of Psychiatry, PGIMER Talk No.2. Substance abuse and COVID-19 Dr. Debasish Basu, Professor,... Continue Reading →

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