[Wikimediaindia-l] COVID-19 Support towards Mental Health Care and Counselling Services

Dear Wikimedians,

As part of its ongoing program to support Wikimedians in India during the COVID-19 pandemic, CIS-A2K will provide support with access to counselling services to community members, in order to address mental health concerns resulting from the stress and anxiety of coping with the pandemic The A2K team has collaborated with the Institute of Psychological Health to provide the counselling support.

A2K would endeavour to provide support under this component of the programme as follows :

  1. Awareness/Orientation Session on Mental Health and the Pandemic

This session will be organised online and will be open to all Wikimedians in India looking to understand more about mental health concerns that are prevalent at the present time, due to pandemic-related anxiety, stress and trauma. The details of the session will be announced here shortly, with a link to a separate event page.

  1. **Individual **Counselling Sessions

Interested Wikimedians who wish to apply for this support may fill out this application form.

For more details of this programme, please visit this meta page - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/COVID-19_support_for_Wikimedians/India/COVID-19_Support_towards_Mental_Health_Care_and_Counselling_Services

With best wishes,

Subodh Kulkarni

On behalf of A2K team,