Maintaining Emotional Health During the Pandemic-Prof.R.Srinivasa Murthy

Maintaining Emotional Health During the Pandemic -Prof.R.Srinivasa Murthy This is a recent(June 8,2020) talk to a group of pensioners in Bangalore about: -Understanding the emotional impact of the pandemic/lockdown; -Importance of social connectedness while maintaining physical distancing,; -Living in the Present; -Methods to maintain emotional health; -Methods that can be used to master worries, anxieties,... Continue Reading →

Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19 Worries

Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19 Worries By Susanne Bardon June 9, 2020 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Magazi The psychological state of children may need special attention during COVID-19 impacts and isolation. Full Transcript  Stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 have been in place for several months now. For many parents, these requirements have led to a balancing act between... Continue Reading →

World Cancer Survivor Day, June 7, 2020.

Letter to cancer from Cancer Survivor World Cancer Survivor day June 7 2020. Dear Cancer, Though you don't deserve to be called as DEAR but I have strong reasons that overshadows the harm you have done and that's the only reason I am using Dear for you.  So let's start from the beginning. You entered... Continue Reading →

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 →

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