Counsellors give away some of their time to support frontline medical staff with their mental health
Name of the initiative: Independent initiative organised by 3 counsellors
Organisation form: Non Profit Organisation
Domain: Solidarity initiative
Target group: healthcare providers
Starting year/date: 23 March 2020
Keywords: counselling, mental health, collaborative economy
Frontline care providers in the battle against COVID-19 can experience overwhelming stress as they deal with traumatic events. Many in war and pandemic zones report that the daily grind is crushing, and the stress of carrying on can feel too much to handle.
This initiative aims to provide support to healthcare professionals .
Author: Rodrigo Perez-Vega, Henley Business School, UK
Date added: 31 March 2020