The importance of mental health and psychosocial support during COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating the immense mental toll on the millions of people around the world already living through disasters, conflicts and emergencies, who are routinely exposed to distressing experiences such as losing loved ones, homes and livelihoods.

This report offers experiences and recommendations from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement on how to best support people's mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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