COVID-19: Guidance on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

This Collection is monitored daily to identify new and updated materials.
This Collection contains technical guidelines from leading global institutions to support the operation of medical centres responding to the Covid-19 virus in the field of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS). Current guidance comes from: IASC, Government of South Australia, Maryland Department of Health,@Indian National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, World Health Organisation.
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This Collection is part of an on-going series of linked Collections of operational guidance on responding to COVID-19.
You might find other helpful collections on supporting healthcare systems in their combat against COVID-19, on handwashing and healthcare system. You might find other helpful collections on supporting healthcare systems that are not specific to Covid-19 below, on MHPSS.

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Mental and Sociopsychological Needs and the Elderly

This collection includes materials related to elderly people's mental and sociopsychological needs in humanitarian contexts. Often overshadowed in mainstream literature, these materials address the sociopsychological needs of seniors, especially in times of crises, disasters, and in areas lacking coherent policies for those affected. These resources are published by CMHS, Cogent Social Science, HelpAge, Age Action, FAO, the International Federation on Aging, Global Alzheimer’s & Dementia Action Alliance, Alzheimer’s Disease International, and Alzheimer’s Pakistan. This Collection completes the series of available collections for elderly in the Humanitarian Library and is part of a broader Channel on this topic entitled Elderly in Humanitarian Emergencies.

Psychosocial Support for Children in Emergencies

This collection on psychosocial support for children in emergencies, considers the horrific situations children go through every day. These situations range from exposure to violence or disaster (natural and man-made), to loss of or separation from family members and friends, militarization and community conflict, deteriorating living conditions, loss of livelihoods, and lack of access to services. These situations have immediate and long term consequences, and as such, there is need for psychosocial support intervention for their psychological well-being and development. This collection is centered on addressing the psychological needs of children in emergency settings and contains resources from such organizations as ICRC, UNICEF, USAID, and others.

Covid-19: WASH and handwashing

This Collection links to the websites of providers of free training. We monitor these links regularly, however if the training providers change their websites, some of these links may not work. All other resources on the Humanitarian Library can be downloaded directly from the Library.

This collection is monitored daily to identify new and updated materials.

It contains technical guidelines from leading global institutions to support the operation of WASH practitioners responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. Current guidance comes from the Norfolk County Council and Public Health England, UNICEF, Indicorps, Wash'Em and WHO.

Please send suggestions for additional content for this collection to info@humanitarianlibrary.org, or create your own collection on the Library!

This collection is part of an ongoing series of linked collections of operational guidance on responding to Covid-19.

You might find other helpful collections on supporting WASH operations that are not specific to Covid-19 below, but that are relevant on WASH and the Elderly or Schools, Health and Shelter and Medical Supply Chains.

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Cette collection est mise à jour quotidiennement pour être complétée par les tout derniers documents disponibles.

Cette collection contient des directives techniques venant des principales institutions mondiales pour soutenir les opérations en EHA (eau, hygiène et assainissement) dans le cadre de la réponse au Covid-19. Les documents actuels proviennent de : Norfolk County Council and Public Health England, UNICEF, Indicorps, Wahs'Em et de l'OMS.

Veuillez envoyer des suggestions de contenu supplémentaire pour cette collection à info@humanitarianlibrary.org, ou créez votre propre collection sur la bibliothèque!

Cette collection fait partie d'une série de collections de guides opérationnels sur la réponse au COVID-19.

Vous pouvez trouver d'autres collections utiles concernant le soutien aux opérations EHA qui ne sont pas spécifiques à à la pandémie de Covid-19, mais qui sont pertinentes concernant les opérations EAH, les Personnes Agées ou les Ecoles, la Santé et les Réfugiés, ainsi que les Chaînes d'Approvisionnement Médicales.

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