Volunteer psychologists will attend to those neighbors who face stress, loneliness and other emotional disturbances derived from the situation of isolation, as well as the uncertainty of the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects.
The City of San Pedro del Pinatar, through the Department of Civil Protection and Emergencies, in coordination with volunteer psychologists, has launched a telephone psychological attention service for those who are especially affected by the confinement decreed to contain the spread of COVID-19 and the uncertainty caused by the development of the disease itself.
Thus, a group of volunteer psychologists will attend, through the phone 664 545 419 to those neighbors who require it and who are faced with situations of stress, loneliness, fear, etc.
The mayor of the town, Visitación Martínez, has indicated that this initiative, included in the municipal Emergency plan, aims to accompany those especially vulnerable in a completely extraordinary and unexpected situation, offering them guidance and psychological care to cope with the day to day.
Thus, he has valued the willingness of those professionals who will attend this service in a totally disinterested way and has encouraged those neighbors who live with anguish during this difficult time to consult this service telephone number.
The City of San Pedro del Pinatar is developing various initiatives to make this period of isolation easier for the residents of the town, in this sense, the mayor recalled that the Emergency and Civil Protection Service cares for those people who for health reasons , related to the coronavirus, live alone and do not have close relatives, to provide basic food, pharmacy products and help with basic tasks or tasks that they cannot carry out by themselves.
The contact telephone numbers to request this service are 690 344 034 and 968 188 092.
In addition, the Department of Social Welfare, in collaboration with the Municipal Emergency Service, has expanded the municipal home help service for those elderly or dependents who live alone and do not have family support.
The contact telephones in this case are 968 180 600 with the extension # 3001 or 968 180 388.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Pedro del Pinatar