- Be kind to yourself and to others around you! Take into account that adapting to a new situation can be stressful for everyone.
- Develop a daily routine: get enough sleep, maintain a healthy lifestyle, establish fixed working and rest times.
- Be there for the others! Call every day to a few friends or family members, check how they are doing.
- If you are concerned about your mental health, talk to someone you trust.
- If you are taking any medication to support your mental health, do not stop taking it.
- Child support telephone: 116 111 and www.lasteabi.ee offers support to children and adolescents.
- Psychological first aid can be reached at the national crisis hotline 1247 and www.palunabi.ee.
In order to provide assistance, the specialists of the Social Insurance Board victim support crisis hotline 116 006 have been involved.
Over the phone you get advice on how to maintain the mental health of yourself and others during the crisis. People are welcome to call if they are concerned about their loved ones and want to discuss how to provide them with better emotional support.
Everybody is welcome to call, including people fighting the virus on the frontline, doctors, nurses, policemen, rescuers, teachers, etc., to support their ability to continue their work and prevent the burnout. You can call and speak in Estonian, Russian or English 24/7. People who prefer not to call can be advised over internet at https://www.palunabi.ee/.
- The website https://peaasi.ee offers web-based mental health counselling.
- Contact your family doctor who can refer you to a specialist.
- If necessary, contact your psychologist or psychiatrist – they continue offering support over telephone and internet
Last updated: 25.05.2020 16:43
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