We’re having a lot more nightmares while trying to cope with all the stressors and changes we’re experiencing.
Workers in Lebanon accept occupational hazards because they are too busy trying to feed their families, and policy-makers disregard them.
“Ensuring the health of society is a top priority on which the law does not compromise, and it is a social responsibility,” said Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi.
As the value of the lira plummets and costs of living rise, lockdown is proving to be another economic challenge that people in Lebanon are incapable of overcoming.
The initiative comes as Lebanon’s under-equipped medical sector battles COVID-19, which has placed healthcare workers under tremendous pressure.
The low numbers of new COVID-19 cases are a good sign, but our healthcare system cannot handle another wave of infections.
Medical workers in Lebanese hospitals treating COVID-19 need a great deal of mental health support during these difficult times.
And for those with pre-existing mental health disorders or certain psychological factors, the novel coronavirus makes things even worse.
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