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Fear can be more harmful than the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus

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The acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 outbreak is a global public health issue. Fear and stigma are growing due to misinformation and unfounded rumors. As a global community, we need solidarity instead of stigma to limit the spread of corona virus disease 2019. Open and transparent information on the outbreak to the global public, and administrative warning from authorities in every country are necessary to reduce fear and discrimination.

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Isolation because of Corona triggers psychological problems, such as panic disorder, anxiety and depression

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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic emerged in Wuhan, China, spread nationwide and then onto half a dozen other countries between December 2019 and early 2020. The implementation of unprecedented strict quarantine measures in China has kept a large number of people in isolation and affected many aspects of people’s lives. It has also triggered a wide variety of psychological problems, such as panic disorder, anxiety and depression. T...

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Interprofessional research and organizational co-creation

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Following the webinar InterProfessional Collaboration in Research (you haven't seen the webinar yet? Look at youtube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV5lGDrcMiE) the EFPC working group mental health had an inspiring online meeting this morning with Mental Health Europe (MHE). MHE is an European non-governmental network organisation committed to the promotion of positive mental health, the prevention of mental distress, the improvement of care, a...

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EU call for projects: Support for the implementation of best practices in the area of mental health

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There is a great opportunity for interested parties to join each other in developing a proposal for this EU call in the framework of the EU Health Programme 2020. Topics are related to: Aims to improve care for patients suffering from depression and preventing suicidal behavior.Several simultaneous intervention activities generating synergistic effectscooperation primary & mental health care, focusing on training general practitioners;publi...

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IOM Manual on Community-Based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies and Displacement

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IOM is interested in receiving feedback for the manual, aiming at regular revisions based on inputs received from the field. The Mental Health WG takes the lead in preparing feedback which can be endorsed by the EFPC membership. Please feel free to assist the Mental Health WG. Attached the Word document version of the Manual Feedback Form and use the link to find the manual.

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Webinar on Mental Health in Primary Care (24 May at 12.30 PM Dutch time)

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Join the webinar and help to shape the EFPC Position Statement of Mental Health in Primary Care! What do you want to change for a better mental health service in primary care? What in your opinion is the most urgent problem related to mental healthcare? Does the problem lie with the inequality of the model of care, or something else? Where are the solutions   To Register please send us an e-mail to info@euprimarycare.org...

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summery meeting Utrecht

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During the meeting in Utrecht, 29th of March, we were challenged to come up with one or two research questions related to our Statement Mental Health. First, we shared our interest in mental health care and agreed that we underline the necessity of strong mental health care in primary care. Mental health is important to all. During a lifetime we are all challenged by life events what makes competencies of resilience and recovery ever so important...

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Interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary practice in Primary Care Mental Health

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Tribalism is an issue in Primary Care Mental Health and a barrier for integration. Our question is two fold. The term Multidisciplinary is one that is used in mental health and traditionally it draws on the skills and knowledge from all different professionals who stay within their boundaries. The term Interdisciplinary is one which allows discussion, analysis and harmony between professionals. 1. What do you unders...

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