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Coronavirus Patients Suffer Both Physically and Mentally

Coronavirus Patients Suffer Both Physically and Mentally

DAEGU, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Citizens of Daegu, the nation’s epicenter of the viral disease, are struggling psychologically as the coronavirus outbreak continues to take a toll on the city. Among those infected with the coronavirus, some experience severe anxiety and depression and are prescribed with sleeping pills. “Irregular workers and small business owners suffer [...]

S. Koreans Turn to Social Media Challenges to Beat Coronavirus Blues

S. Koreans Turn to Social Media Challenges to Beat Coronavirus Blues

SEOUL, March 26 (Korea Bizwire) — When YouTuber Ddulgi uploaded a four-minute video on making dalgona coffee on the global video-sharing platform in mid-February, she did not expect it to turn into a mega-hit garnering over 3 million views in less than a month. Amid “social distancing” measures due to COVID-19, more South Koreans are [...]

Seoul City Employs Stress Free Design for Rental Housing

Seoul City Employs Stress Free Design for Rental Housing

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government is seeking to promote the mental health of young people, whose stress index is the highest among all generations. According to the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, the number of individuals with depression in their 20s who received hospital treatment last year rose by [...]

Social Workers Exposed to Risk of Depression and Suicide Due to Excessive Stress

Social Workers Exposed to Risk of Depression and Suicide Due to Excessive Stress

CHUNCHEON, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Rising demand for social welfare services is placing civil servants at the risk of depression and suicidal impulses due to an excessive workload and overwhelming stress. The Gangwon Provincial Health Center recently conducted a mental health survey on 767 government employees in Gangwon Province, 13.6 percent of whom said [...]

NoorLine Launches a Free 24 Hour Culturally Sensitive Online Therapy Website

NoorLine Launches a Free 24 Hour Culturally Sensitive Online Therapy Website

DETROIT, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — NoorLine, a free anonymous distress line launches out of Detroit this week to help bring 24 hour peer to peer anonymous emotional support to distressed individuals worldwide. Trained Muslim volunteer listeners man their keyboard, not phone lines, to provide mental health support and even just general interaction via direct [...]

Medibio Launches Global Corporate Mental Health Product

Medibio Launches Global Corporate Mental Health Product

SYDNEY, Australia and MINNEAPOLIS, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Medibio Limited (MEB or the Company)(ASX:MEB)(OTCQB:MDBIF), a mental health technology company confirms the launch and release of the Company’s Corporate Mental Health for business product and platform (the Platform). The Platform allows businesses to offer employees the chance to ‘check-in on their mental health’ through a [...]