04 April 2020 – Ministry of Health create 24-hour psychosocial hotline to support citizens

Type of Intervention: Advisory, New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and University of Athens.

Overview: 24-hour telephone hotline (10306) for the provision of psychological support
Full details here: https://eody.gov.gr/tilefoniki-grammi-psychokoinonikis-ypostirixis-10306-gia-ton-koronoio/?print=print

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: “corona has brought us all face to face with a new reality and with profound upheavals in our daily lives and lifestyles, often causing unprecedented emotions”