Free counselling for French children suffering Covid crisis angst


Following alarming reports of a surge in cases of mental illness among children due to isolating restrictions and anguish  brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic,  including attempted suicides and self-harming, French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced measures to allow free psychiatric counselling for affected minors.

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France's president promised free psychological counseling Wednesday for children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic, reports ABC News.