Useful tips for the psychological support of families, children and youth and vulnerable groups of population.
Lots of people are feeling anxious about the current situation and may be worried about friends and family in other parts of the world. These are challenging and uncertain times for everyone, but some people are finding it harder than others to cope because of their personal and contextual circumstances.
Some of us are feeling confused and uncertain about our future and many of us are feeling lonely and finding it difficult being far away from our loved ones. It’s normal to feel like this since we are facing a crisis.
Now, more than ever, regardless of where you were born or what language you speak, please know that help is available for whatever you are going through. Remember, you’re not alone – we’re all in this together.
Feeling worried or stressed is normal but it’s really important that we take care of our health and wellbeing as much as possible. This document includes basic practices to keep yourself well and some useful ways to get support. It is a collaborative document created by Doctors of the World UK, MdM-Greece and the Laboratory of School Psychology of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens that proposes useful tips for the psychological support of families, children, youth and vulnerable population.
The content of the present document has been jointly compiled by the Laboratory of School Psychology of the Department of Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and MdM-Greece within the framework of MdM-Greece MHPSS intervention, supported by European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM).
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