L'esperienza degli psicologi dell'emergenza al numero verde regionale della Regione Lazio in occasione del-la pandemia da SARS-CoV-2

Giorgio Conte, Massimiliano Di Carlo, Angela Fioretta e Laura Ricci
2020 Rivista di Psicologia dell'Emergenza e dell'Assistenza Umanitaria  
In this article, the authors aim to describe the Covid-19 toll-free psychological helpline activated by Azienda Regionale Ares 118 during the SARS-Cov-2 coronavi-rus emergency. The article highlights the peculiarity of Ares 118's choice to struc-ture the service by exclusively engaging qualified psychologists belonging to La-zio's main associations of emergency psychology, making them work in close col-laboration with the medical staff of the same toll-free number. The article is the result of
more » ... hat has been observed in the first three months since the activation of the service and contains, in addition to the summary of the types of requests re-ceived, the strengths and needed improvements of what can be considered an innovative and functioning model that provides concrete and useful responses to citizens during the emergency. In this article it has not been possible to process the statistical data collected, as the service is still active and the data collection is ongoing. The final considerations provide possible scenarios of integrated psychol-ogy services in the context of regional or national health systems, paving the way for what could be a constant and consolidated reality.
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