National Action Plan for the MHPSS Response to COVID-19
This action plan was developed as part of the national response to the COVID-19 outbreak. It aims at comprehensively addressing the MHPSS aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak in Lebanon for all persons living in the country. It was developed by the MOPH-National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) with WHO and UNICEF, in line with the IASC Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak- version 1.0 and the local needs, health system and national mental health strategy.
Promote mental health and mitigate COVID-19 related stressors including stigma and discrimination against persons affected and health workers.
Provide mental health support to the persons in quarantine in the hospital or at home and their families.
Support the mental health of health workers and first responders in the response.
Ensure continuity of mental health care for persons using mental health services in line with IPC guidelines.