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Raeesah Khan on support measures for Phases 2 and 3 (Heightened Alert)

Arts and recreation are critical to mental health, giving people avenues to destress and work out, but they have been severely impacted by COVID-19, said MP Raeesah Khan in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27). She asked how the Government is working with these sectors to ensure their medium- and long-term viability, adding that they include many local businesses and independent contractors. Highlighting the potential mental health toll of the pandemic, she suggested setting up another tertiary psychiatric hospital and creating a Professional Conversion Programme for counsellors.

Raeesah Khan on support measures for Phases 2 and 3 (Heightened Alert)

27 Jul 2021 04:35pm

Arts and recreation are critical to mental health, giving people avenues to destress and work out, but they have been severely impacted by COVID-19, said MP Raeesah Khan in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 27). She asked how the Government is working with these sectors to ensure their medium- and long-term viability, adding that they include many local businesses and independent contractors. Highlighting the potential mental health toll of the pandemic, she suggested setting up another tertiary psychiatric hospital and creating a Professional Conversion Programme for counsellors.

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