Everyone is being made aware of the physical effects of the Coronavirus and what we should look out for if symptoms arise. However, we are getting a large number of enquiries regarding the psychological effects of the lockdown and the stress caused by the fear of potential contamination. Social distancing and isolation for weeks will also take a toll on mental health. Uncertainty provokes anxiety, fear of the unknown, stress. In the current global situation, everyone from young children to adults will be feeling a mix of emotions and some will be placed in environments and situations that are new or potentially damaging.This short video of approximately 6 minutes is meant for carers and parents, who will look to them for answers and support.

Everyone is being made aware of the physical effects of the Coronavirus and what we should look out for if symptoms arise. However, we are getting a large number of enquiries regarding the psychological effects of the lockdown and the stress caused by the fear of potential contamination. Social distancing and isolation for weeks will also take a toll on mental health. Uncertainty provokes anxiety, fear of the unknown and stress. In the current global situation, everyone from young children to adults will be feeling a mix of emotions and some will be placed in environments and situations that are new or potentially damaging. This short video of about 7 minutes is meant for a specially vulnerable population, children and young people with Developmental Disorders and is created by our colleague at Mental Health Foundation, Kolkata, Ms Manisha Bhattacharya, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Manisha specialises in working with young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

WHEN You Should CONTACT US

Seeking professional help when you notice persistent, uncharacteristic behavior in your family member or a friend is the wisest.

In children and young people

Delays in milestone acquisition, poor school performance, excessive use of gadgets, disruptive behaviour are the commonest reasons for seeking help.

In Adults

Poor work performance, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, stress related symptoms and memory problems are some concerns for which we can be consulted.

In The Elderly

Memory problems, depression, anxiety and personality change are symptoms for which people reach out.

Dealing with addiction, both to drugs, alcohol and gadgets, across the age span is also problem for which we provide therapeutic support and treatment.

WHEN You Should CONTACT US

Seeking professional help when you notice persistent, uncharacteristic behavior in your family member or a friend is the wisest.

In children and young people

Delays in milestone acquisition, poor school performance, excessive use of gadgets, disruptive behaviour are the commonest reasons for seeking help.

In Adults

Poor work performance, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, stress related symptoms and memory problems are some concerns for which we can be consulted.

In The Elderly

Memory problems, depression, anxiety and personality change are symptoms for which people reach out.

Dealing with addiction, both to drugs, alcohol and gadgets, across the age span is also problem for which we provide therapeutic support and treatment.