On January 28, the “2020 Anti-NCP Psychological Assistance Project” was launched to reduce the psychological trauma of the affected medical workers and their families. The project provides psychological crisis intervention and assistance in both online and offline forms with the mobile device operation (Amygdala platform, WeChat applets, etc.) and field oriented promotion.
As of April 1, more than 1,000 psychological aid workers have participated in the online psychological counseling duty work through the project; more than 50,000 people have watched the online “Anti-NCP Soothing Project: Soothing Talk” psychological crisis intervention and assistance training programme.
After the launching of the “Self-help Soothing Training Camp” programme on January 28, the medical and individual WeChat applets were officially put to use on March 12 and March 22 respectively. At present, the number of users of the training camp based on WeChat has amounted to more than 80000.
In addition, targeted psychological assistance in the affected areas is also advancing in an orderly manner. The Self-help Soothing Training Camp has provided psychological support for medical staff from cabin hospitals of Wuhan, You Fu Hospital, Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital and Hunan People’s Hospital, etc.