7.9.2020 Impact of COVID-19 on mental health, neurological and substance abuse disorders

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The World Health Organisation has released a report on the impact of COVID-19 on services for mental health, neurological and substance abuse disorders. The reports findings are disturbing, revealing that 35% of countries reported disruption to life saving emergency services in all three categories. 30% reported disruption in access to medications for people with these disorders. The report highlights the need for careful planning to monitor and address the impact of service disruption on these vulnerable groups. 

The report is available to download HERE

 
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