Posts tagged as mental health

Three for the weekend: mental health, Latvian Voices and bugs

Friday, July 31, 2020

Summer is coming to a close, August knocking on the door already. Enjoy its weekends! On August 1, in Riga, Sporta Street 2 square, the festival  Ogle is taking place, aimed at raising awareness about mental health, with lectures, discussions and concerts by “Čipsis un Dullais”, “Sudden Lights”, Arturs Skutelis and “Ārpilsētas sakars”. As part of the event, it will be possible to attend lessons of the crisis center “Skalbes”, to hear…

Mental health mini-festival “Ogle” to take place in Riga

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The association “Ogle” (Coal) will hold a mini-festival devoted to mental health awareness on July 4, informed the event organizer Alise Cepurīte on June 25. The event will take place in Riga, at Sporta 2 Square, with talks and lectures on mental health, as well as musical performances. Given that the rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus caused a large part of the population to adapt to new conditions, this has been an…

Lithuania to hire 200 psychologists to tackle Covid-19 effects on mental health

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Lithuania’s government has approved measures to address the pandemic’s long-term effects on mental health. The plan, approved by the government’s Covid-19 crisis committee on Monday, calls for expanding the availability of psychological counseling and additionally hiring more than 200 psychologists, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said. “We’ll strengthen emotional support hotlines for children, seniors and other groups,” he posted on Facebook. “We’ll set up regional mobile rapid response teams and improve…