The Australian Medical Association Limited and state AMA entities comply with the Privacy Act 1988. Please refer to the AMA Privacy Policy to understand our commitment to you and information on how we store and protect your data.

×

Search

×
16 Jul 2020

New resources from the Veterans’ Medicines Advice & Therapeutic Education Services (Veterans’ MATES) are available for GPs and their patients to provide information about managing mental health and well-being during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The fact sheet for DVA clients, Three actions to enhance and protect your mental well-being during and after COVID-19, describes the stress response and outlines techniques that can be learned and practiced when experiencing distress to stay well during COVID-19.

The fact sheet for health professionals, Practical ways to help your patients manage distress during and after COVID-19, outlines steps GPs can take to help their patients recognise and manage distress experienced during COVID-19, and describes how the pandemic can re-initiate a patients’ previous trauma.

More information is available from the Veterans’ MATES website here.


Published: 16 Jul 2020