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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…