On June 5, 2021, members of the NGO "Ukrainian Association of Environmental Psychological Assistance" together with the State Higher Educational Institution "University of Educational Management" of the NAES of Ukraine held the First International Online Marathon of Psychological Assistance "ECOPSYHELP" within the forum of eco-facilitators "ECOPSYFORUM-2021". 146 representatives of Ukraine and other countries attended the event.
The purpose of the marathon is to create an informational, therapeutic, educational space for the dissemination of ecopsychological ideas and models for overcoming the negative psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; providing psychological assistance, helping to restore the continuity of personal life; psychological education and popularization of psychological knowledge.
The main task of the online marathon was to provide psychological assistance to medical workers, people who became ill with COVID-19 and their families; everyone who needs psychological recovery after an illness. The participants of the marathon, which included specialists in the field of psychological assistance, psychological education seekers and other stakeholders, actively participated in the discussion on vaccination.