GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare and Medicine

 
  Share
VPS Healthcare and one of India's leading mental health specialty center, Cadabam's, join hands to set up an online mental health support system 
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020:   The spike in the number of people tested positive for Covid-19 has induced stress and anxiety among many. In an attempt to help those battling depression, fear panic and other issues, VPS Healthcare has associated with Cadabam's Group, a renowned psycho-social rehabilitation center in India, to offer online mental health support for all in the UAE. The healthcare provider has now opened “VPS Cadabams Mindtalk”, an online service.
 
Imposition of stricter measures such as confinement to rooms, physical distancing, quarantining, travel restrictions and more have pushed many into depression. Also, there are cases where people manifesting any symptoms such as mild flu or cough turn panic, fearing they might have contracted the virus. 
Even World Health Organisation has said that the pandemic may be stressful for people and mental health support should be ensured. “Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger,” read a statement by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
The online mental health support system set up by VPS Healthcare will address the needs of these people and help them handle anxiety, fear panic and depression during these testing times with the help of psychologists. Initially, the 24*7 online support system will avail the services of a dedicated team of psychologists who will be attending to each person through video conferencing. 
 
The extensively experienced psychologists can handle any cases related to addiction medicine, child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry and adult psychiatry. The services can be availed by reaching out to toll free number 8005546 to schedule an appointment. 
 
The psychologists can also be reached through the official website of VPS Healthcare (www.vpshealth.com). The website has options for people to undergo a pre-evaluation test through answering a questionnaire. People who undergo the pre-evaluation test can book an appointment with the psychologists for online consultation. 
 
Dr. Reena Thomas, clinical psychologist at Medeor Hospital, Dubai, a unit of VPS Healthcare, said it is natural that stricter measures are in place as part of the efforts to contain the viral infection may trigger depression, anxiety and panic attacks among many. “Some people may become hopeless or those with psychological issues may see their condition worsening during these times. VPS Cadabams Mindtalk provide care and solutions to the problems suffered by people through online. This would be significantly helpful for patients as they do not have to visit a hospital. We hope these services will help the people in these distressing situations.” 
 
Dr. Shajir Gaffar, CEO VPS Healthcare (Dubai and Northern Emirates), said that being a responsible healthcare provider, it is our duty that we support and give care to people during the pandemic. “Many including adults and children are cut-off from their regular lives. Our services can be availed by those who require the help and guidance of a psychologist to handle these situations.” 
 
 
Cadabam's Group
 
Cadabam's Group is one of the biggest psycho-social rehabilitation group in India that offers the best treatment in the field of psychiatry and psychology. 
With extensively trained and experienced professionals handling core sub-specialties of psychiatry and mental healthcare such as addiction medicine, child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and adult psychiatry, the center is also supported by a professional team of counselors, clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social workers, physicians, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and anesthesiologists.
Cadabam has specialty clinics to treat major mental health problems and is equipped with class infrastructure and the standard facilities which are mostly only seen in tertiary general hospitals.
The state-of-the-art center has all facilities to provide treatment for all forms of minor and mental health problems ensuring that each patient receives world-class care.
 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3489 times
Posted on : Wednesday, April 1, 2020  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Aster Announces Support Package for Kerala to fight COVID-19
Next Story : Tips to Avoid Bone Pain While Working Remotely
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
HONOR MagicBook Series is Perfect for Fashion Forward, Design Conscious Individu...
Vatika Launches Natural Hair Food, an Effective Solution for Dry Hair
Omega Announces Its Role as the Official Timekeeper of the 36th America's Cup
Foreo Reveals 5 Ways to De-Stress Your Skin
DTTAG New Executive Committee to Manage Post Covid 19 Return to Normalcy of Travel
The Best Omega Sunglasses For a Long-Awaited Summer
Emirates Post Unveils Modern New Website and Look
Ethical JLT Salon THT is Supporting those whose Jobs have been affected during ...
Urgent Implementation of ICAO COVID-19 Guidelines Needed
FEM Collaborates with Arab Comedian Maya Acra to Address the Taboo Around the To...
Sony Middle East & Africa Introduces New Digital Camera ZV-1, designed for Vlogg...
Karl Lagereld Drives Digital Innovation With Launch of the “Maison Karl Lagerfe...
Innovating to Fight COVID-19: Four Ways Drones are Contributing
Blue Ocean for Islamic Finance Industry
Commodity Weekly: Crude Oil Frets Geopolitics, Sluggish Demand Bounce
Ericsson's USA 5G Factory: Staffed by Professionals – Trained by VR
Airline Debt to Balloon by 28%
The Ultimate At-Home Facial
Twentieth “World Milk Day” Sees NFPC Innovate With New Products That Meet Changi...
Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Fleur
Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Honour UAE's COVID-19 Frontline Heroes
80th Anniversary of Maserati's Targa Florio Victory Maserati Tests an Mc20 Proto...
Sony Middle East and Africa and Gearbox team up to offer rental services of late...
WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Aviation, Airports, MICE and Tour Operators
Tips for Keeping Your Smartphone Clean
Al-Futtaim Technologies Implements Genesys Remote Working Solutions to Ensure Bu...
SEHA Develops Cutting Edge Self-sterilization System for Ambulances
The Legend Continues: Xiaomi Unveils Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9
Telenor, Sony and Ericsson Team to Develop Smart IoT Healthcare Devices
ATM Virtual to Focus on Potential Chinese Outbound Travel Market
Lincoln Aviator Presidential Takes on Bumps and Dips, Turning Every Trip into a ...
Increasing Use of Screen-Time Causing Eye Problems in UAE Students
Salvatore Ferragamo Launches New Eyewear Styles Inspired by the Iconic Vara Bow
Etihad Airways Launches Health and Hygiene Programme Championed by New Wellness ...
Kleindienst Group's Floating Seahorse Villas Are Setting Sail to Welcome Guests ...
Danube Group Chairman Files Case With Dubai Police Against Scam Star for Faking ...
Honeywell Announces Opening of Gas Detector Factory in Saudi Arabia
ATM Virtual Panel Advises Hoteliers not to Drop Room Rates, but to Focus on Sani...
Kingston Technology Ships 7.68TB Capacity for Industry-Leading High-Performance ...
Philips Foundation and Philips Middle East Join Forces with Lebanese Red Cross t...
A Taste of Tradition
How to Improve Your Sleep Routine When Working From Home
GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise Young Innovators after Virtual Showdown
Dubai's Contemporary Art Institution Jameel Arts Centre re-opens to the Public
Al Majid Motors Announces the Arrival of All-New Kia K5 Fastback Sedan in the UAE
Former UNWTO Secretary-General to speak at ATM Virtual
DGW holds meeting to review updated strategic plan aimed at supporting national ...
Debut Arabian Travel Market Virtual Event gets Underway Tomorrow
Glaucoma: Symptoms and Treatment
Ras Al Khaimah Government Launches Integrated Stimulus Package to Support the Em...