COVID-19 Updates

WASP Position Statement on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing great societal upheaval, affecting economies and other aspects of social organization across the HDI spectrum due to lockdowns and major challengesto health and social services. There is widespread anxiety and fear across the world and health services in many places have been almost completely diverted towards dealing with persons affected by the pandemic. Those with existing mental and substance use disorders have been particularly affected. 

With this catastrophic health, economic and social crisis as a backdrop, the World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP) would like to announce its position statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Other Resources for COVID-19 Pandemic

My Hero is You – Storybook for Children on COVID-19

 Guide for Psychiatrists during COVID 19

 Dealing with Stress in Healthcare Persons during COVID 19

 Mental Health Care and Treatment Options During COVID-19

 Guidance for Quarantined Persons in COVID 19

 Coping with Stress of COVID- WHO

 Helping Children with Stress Due to COVID- WHO