“It is now crystal clear that mental health needs must be treated as a core element of our response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic,” said WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. “A failure to take people’s emotional well-being seriously will lead to long-term social and economic costs to society.”

We hope that shifting our attention to something positive and beautiful every now and then will give new hope and take away feelings of desperation. We WILL get through this together!

Read more here: https://unfoundation.org/blog/post/pandemic-builds-solidarity-around-urgency-of-mental-health

Source: UN Foundation, May 5th, 2021