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COVID-19 is changing the way we seek therapy help.

Commentary Piece in ChannelNewsAsia.

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/counselling-therapy-sessions-move-online-covid-19-coronavirus-12815630

GENEVA: The coronavirus outbreak risks sparking a major global mental health crisis, the United Nations warned Thursday (May 14), calling for urgent action to address the psychological suffering brought on by the pandemic. While protecting physical health has been the...

Police reports related to family violence have increased by 22 per cent since the beginning of the "circuit breaker" period in April, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said on Thursday (May 14). From Apr 7 to May 6, 476 police reports were filed for offences associated...

The circuit-breaker period may strain domestic relationships further, resulting in various forms of psychological abuse, including verbal insults, belittling, intimidation and threats of suicide. It is leaving a mark, even where there is no physical violence.

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Experts warn prolonged isolation during the pandemic may worsen or trigger mental health problems

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https://www.sciencenews.org/article/coronavirus-covid-19-social-distancing-psychological-fallout

Whether you are quarantined, working remotely or just being cautious, now is the perfect time to practice using technology in socially healthy ways. This article contains suggestions for how to connect without contact.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-p...

More couples will SPLIT and divorce rates will skyrocket as strict social distancing rules force partners to spend more time together...

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8187095/Coronavirus-Strict-social-distancing-rules-likely-divorce-rate-rise.htm...

Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying youth depression, a new national poll suggests.

The C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health asked a national s...

Being told what is going to happen in advance helps children make sense of their changing family situation, says expert Susan Kay-Flowers.


Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/divorce-how-to-cope-parents-quarelling-children-custody-who-gets-1202...

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As therapy sessions move online, more may finally seek needed help

June 14, 2020

'Major' mental health crisis looming from COVID-19 pandemic: UN

May 14, 2020

22% increase in family violence reports since start of circuit breaker period: SPF

May 14, 2020

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