World Health Organization: Mental Health Considerations for COVID-19 Outbreak

World Health Organization: Mental Health Considerations for COVID-19 Outbreak

World Health Organization - Mental Health Considerations COVID-19
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Verbatim from the World Health Organization regarding the mental health considerations of the COVID-19 outbreak:

In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated there is a high risk of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading to other countries around the world.

WHO and public health authorities around the world are taking action to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. However, this time of crisis is generating stress in the population. These mental health considerations were developed by the Mental Health Department as support for mental and psychological well-being during COVID-19 outbreak.

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