Mental health responses to COVID-19

As we celebrate Mental Health Month, Professor Chee Ng spoke with English language Asian news network CAN about some of the regional impacts of COVID-19 and social restrictions.

Healthscope Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne and Director WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Professor Ng reiterated long standing calls for increasing resources and addressing service development needs.

“We need to ensure that a mental health response is well integrated to any COVID response so that mental health and social care can be provided to COVID survivors, contacts, close family members, frontline workers as well as the broader communities”

To watch go to the CNA link:

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