The government announced on Wednesday March 10, 2021 the launch of a national platform for psychological support for students, after the announcement of the creation in January of the “psy check” to deal with the distress of young people. This platform is launched in partnership with the French Federation of Psychologists and Psychology. Identifying some 1,300 psychologists, it will allow “to accelerate the psychological care of students who feel the need, everywhere in the territory”, according to the Ministry of Higher Education.

“Psychic check”

These psychologists volunteered to welcome the students for a first series of three renewable interviews. These sessions will be paid for by the higher education establishment with which these volunteer psychologists have signed an agreement. At the end of January, faced with the psychological distress which seemed to gain more and more young people, Emmanuel Macron had announced the creation of a “psy check” allowing to be able to consult a psychologist and follow care for free.

CONFINEMENT. The weekend containment in the Alpes-Maritimes was extended to the coming Saturday and Sunday, in view of an epidemic context still tense which is pushing for future medical evacuations in Ile-de-France, announced Wednesday the door- word of the government Gabriel Attal. “It has been decided, and it is a difficult decision, to extend the confinement for this weekend”, in the Alpes-Maritimes, after two weekends already under wraps, said Mr. Attal. “A point will be made next week to measure whether the dynamics of reduction of the incidence and of the epidemic in the department continues”, to allow “in this case (to) be able to consider lifting the measure”, a- he added at the end of the Council of Ministers.