WHO | Providing mental health and psychosocial support in typhoon affected areas

Providing mental health and psychosocial support in typhoon affected areas

WHO/ F. Guerrero

According to the chief of psychiatry at the EVRMC, psychosis was one of the major reasons for outpatient consultations prior to the typhoon. Pre-existing conditions such as psychosis are concerns that need to be identified and managed together with disaster-related mental health concerns.