Podcast

The cruise is over, but coronavirus has crews stranded at sea

Coronavirus-related travel restrictions are preventing people who work on ships from disembarking.

The cruise is over, but coronavirus has crews stranded at sea

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How does lockdown affect our mental health? | Start Here

How can lockdown restrictions affect our minds and bodies? And how do we help ourselves and the people around us?

Witness

Kissing Mother Goodbye: A Story of Love and Sacrifice in Thailand

A caregiver in Thailand looks after foreign Alzheimer's patients for a living, but time away from family takes its toll.

The Stream

Coronavirus: The heartbreaking struggle to grieve

Restrictions on hospital visits and funerals are forcing people to find other ways to deal with a loved one's death.

Coronavirus: The heartbreaking struggle to grieve

Coronavirus pandemic

India's coronavirus lockdown worsens access to mental healthcare

By not making arrangements for patients during lockdown, government may be violating its own landmark 2017 law.

India's coronavirus lockdown worsens access to mental healthcare

Ghana

Beyond the language of denial: Men talk mental health in Ghana

In a hyper-masculine society where mental illness is often stigmatised, a new generation of men are speaking out.

Beyond the language of denial: Men talk mental health in Ghana

Coronavirus pandemic

US: Calls grow to release detained youth amid coronavirus crisis

Advocates warn facilities not prepared for emergency, social distancing rules put young people's mental health at risk.

US: Calls grow to release detained youth amid coronavirus crisis

AJ Impact

Coping with coronavirus lockdowns: What astronauts can teach us

Confined and isolated astronauts - and their supporting programmes - have answers and an online tool you can use now.

Coping with coronavirus lockdowns: What astronauts can teach us

Coronavirus pandemic

How cancer prepared me for quarantine

Ten years ago, I was a 19-year-old going through chemotherapy. I know we can emerge from coronavirus with compassion.

How cancer prepared me for quarantine

Coronavirus pandemic

Why 'physical distancing' is better than 'social distancing'

Experts laud WHO move to use physical distancing, saying social distancing or isolation isn't good for mental wellbeing.

Why 'physical distancing' is better than 'social distancing'

Mental health

Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

How an act of abuse on a Kolkata rooftop led to anxiety, triggering the hair-pulling disorder trichotillomania.

Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

United States

'If she never remembered me again': Loving someone with dementia

'I imagined there were thousands of such thoughts in that room, clinging to the ceiling like helium balloons.'

'If she never remembered me again': Loving someone with dementia

Coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare workers in Canada 'mentally prepare' for coronavirus

Mental health concerns extend to healthcare professionals on the front line of the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Healthcare workers in Canada 'mentally prepare' for coronavirus

Inside Story

How to maintain your mental health during a global pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic has killed nearly 11,000 people as cases continue to rise across the world.

Al Jazeera World

Rehab Egypt: Edge of Addiction

At a rehabilitation centre in Egypt, men with drug and alcohol addictions embark on a road to recovery.