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Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the world. This info sheet provides information on symptoms, tips and signposts to further support.

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COVID-19

Last updated 16th March 2020. Covid-19 is a coronavirus, part of a large family of viruses that cause a range of illness in humans, from the common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). 

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Support For Healthcare Workers

Caring for patients during an epidemic places significant psychological demands on healthcare workers, from the suffering of patients, to fear of infection. This resource shares tips and advice.

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Breaking Bad News

The way in which bad news is conveyed is shown to have a lasting impact on how an individual and team responds to the situation. This short infosheet presents the 5 P’s on how to break bad news to teams in the event of a staff death, (be it sudden, accidental, expected).

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Staying Healthy When Working With Graphic Imagery and Content

It's not about being strong or weak. It’s about recognising the real impacts of encountering traumatic material and finding ways of dealing with it. This document seeks to support you in that aim by suggesting concrete and practical ways in which you can maintain your wellbeing.

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Rabies

Rabies is a vaccine-preventable viral disease transmitted by exposure to the saliva of infected warm-blooded animals.

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Ebola

Ebola causes a significant amount of fear - it's important to replace fear of the unknown with accurate knowledge of prevention and treatment.

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Sexual Violence And Aid Workers

From the European Interagency Security Forum, this can help agencies prevent, prepare and respond to incidents of sexual violence against staff. 

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Depression

All of us have times in our lives when we feel low.  Feeling sad or drained is a normal part of life.  Depression, like most mental health conditions falls along a spectrum, but is different than normal grief or sadness.  How can we recognize when we’ve tipped into a more damaging type of depression requiring adjustment and support? Fortunately, depression is treatable.

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Vicarious Trauma (Arabic)

هل تشاهد أو تدعم أو تقرأ بانتظام عن الأفراد الذين يعانون من الصدمات أو يتعرضون لها؟

هل أنت عامل في المجال الإنساني أو مراسل إخباري أو تعمل في خدمة الأشخاص الذين يقاسون المعاناة؟سيكون هذا المستند نافعًا لك.