Pandemic mental health: the urgency of self-care

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Leigh Nathalie da Silva and Ms. Maria Catarina de Cassia Quirino, two medical students at the State University of Londrina (UEL), located in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions […]

Mental health in times of a pandemic: what can each individual do to lessen the burden?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Lani Jane Chong, a 4th year medical student at Shanghai Medical School of Fudan University. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]

COVID-19: Managing Our Mental Health

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Khulod Ali Saeed Bokir, a 3rd year medical student from Yemen at Hadhramout University Collage of Medicine ( HUCOM ). She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Mental health in times of a pandemic: what can each individual do to lessen the burden?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Katerina Drakos, a 4th year medical student from the Lisbon School of Medicine and is a member of the Student’s Association of the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon (AEFML). She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The […]

Mental health as a tool of survival at the Pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Juliane Salim, a second-year medical student at Anhaguera Uniderp University, in Campo Grande, Brazil, and also Local Medical Education Director. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

“Mental health in times of a pandemic: what can each individual do to lessen the burden”

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Joanna Forycka, a third year Medical Student at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

COVID-19: Mental balance in pandemic times

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Jade Lingiardi Altoé, a second-year medical student. Affiliated to IFMSA Brazil UniCesumar, and member of the Academic League of Family and Community Medicine (LAMFaC). She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this […]

Mental health during COVID-19 outbreak: who takes care of health professionals?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Jacqueline Ahrens, 4th year Brazilian student at the medical school of Ingá University Center. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

Amid pandemic detours, mental health matters

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Hope Ezra Mukwinda, a female Zambian medical student aged 22. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view […]

Pandemic and mental health: what to do in this context?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Gabriella Gomar, a second year medical student at Faculdades Pequeno Príncipe in Curitiba, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

There is no recipe for a healthy mental state

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Gabriella Caroline Andrioni, a nineteen-year-old woman and a third-year medical student at the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), in the interior of Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this […]

4 steps for looking after our mental health during these unsettling times

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Finding the time and inclination to look after ourselves can be difficult at the moment. Self-care is important, however, and doesn’t need to be onerous. Here are 4 simple things we can […]

Mental health in midst of a pandemic: can we help?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Elisa Torquato, a second year medical student at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Natal, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

COVID19 Pandemic: The Mental Health of Colored Chicks

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Duanie A. Moran, a sixth year medical student at the National Autonomous University of Honduras. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

Mental Health of Health Professionals Facing COVID-19

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Carolina Martins Coelho, fifth period medical student at Centro Universitário do Planalto Central Apparecido dos Santos-UNICEPLAC. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

Mental health and social isolation: how do have an active participation in self-care?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Bruna Raupp Santiago, Medical student of the fifth period at Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (UEA). She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

Mental Health in the COVID-19 era

This article was written for The European Sting by our one of our passionate readers, Sheharyar Akhtar, a 4th year medical student from Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot, Punjab. Pakistan.. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not necessarily The European Sting’s position on the issue. No one would ever say that someone with […]

Mental Health in times of a pandemic: what can each individual do to lessen the burden?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Bezawit Kassahun, a 22 year old medical student from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect […]

Mental Health: Role of the individual for their well-being in the pandemic

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Beatriz Rodrigues Cândido, a 21 year old student studying medicine at UERN in Mossoró, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

As India’s lockdown ends, a mental health crisis is just beginning

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ashwin Naik, Healthcare Entrepreneur and Author, The Healthcare Gamechangers Cases of mental illness have risen by 20% in India since the country went into lockdown. Only through local, community-based responses will India find the capacity to cope with […]

Quarantine: A mental health guide for every mood

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Anfal Arshad, currently a 4 th year medical student at Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore in Pakistan. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and […]

Pandemic and quarantine: What can we do for our mental health?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Elomar Rezende Moura, a first year medical student from Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil at UNIT (Tiradentes University). The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor The European Sting’s one. It is not […]

Give (mental) health to the young health workforce

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Lorena Vela, a second year medical student from Ecuador and is currently the National Assisstant for Public Health in AEMPPI-Ecuador. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly […]

High anxiety calls for innovation in digital mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joshua Gordon, Director, National Institute of Mental Health & Murali Doraiswamy, Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Duke University Health System Counselling services have become available through apps in response to COVID-19. Studies have revealed a lack of […]

What Thailand can teach us about mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amornthep Sachamuneewongse, Founder, Sati App If we do not increase our efforts to tackle mental health problems, the global economy could lose up to $16 trillion by 2030; In Thailand, more than 3 million people live with poor […]

What young people can teach world leaders about mental health in 2020

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naeem Dalal, Global Shaper, Lusaka Hub & Jazz Thornton, Founder, The Voices of Hope With 75% of mental health challenges starting in adolescence, young people are leading the way in youth mental health treatment, services and support; Nationally […]

Business is a crucial partner in solving the mental health challenge

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Miranda Wolpert, Head, Mental Health Priority Area, Wellcome Trust Approaches to mental health problems are limited to two biomedical strategies. More than 100 different other approaches have been suggested. Employers must collaborate in working towards the next generation […]

How to talk to people about mental health – and support one another

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Fatima Azzahra El Azzouzi, Global Shaper, Casablanca Hub, It’s time to act on, not just talk about, mental health. Global Shapers trains volunteer youth to help each other out with mental health issues. Empathy is the best therapy. […]

How one traumatised child survived genocide and started a movement for mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Around 8,000 people were killed in Rwanda and the brutality left mental scars. Grace Gatera was diagnosed with PTSD as a young child. She now campaigns to improve access to mental heath […]

Mental health and suicide prevention: the contradictory access in a reference city of southern Brazil

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Mariele de Paula, 3rd year in medical school, academic from Ingá University Center (Uningá), member of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations of Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed […]

Mental health and suicide: from the 19th century to present

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Cristiene Neta de Sá Araújo, a second semester medicine student at the Federal University of Maranhão campus Pinheiro. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

From mental health to suicide: the interruption of this chain reaction by prevention

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Emilly Cardinalli, a 20 years old undergraduate student of Medicine at Universidade Potiguar in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Mental health in primary care: a unique therapeutic project

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Kristen Guilarducci Laureano, a second-year medical student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]