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Luso-Brazilian Seminar – Yellow September

Why yellow september? Repercussões da Covid-19 na saúde mental e na ideação suicida do trabalhador.

On the 8th September 2022, between 5pm and 8pm, at the Faculdade Frassinetti in Recife, Ms. Carolina Freitas, Professor and Sub-Director of the Faculty of Law of the Lusófona University of Lisbon, participated in the Luso-Brazilian Seminar | Yellow September, with the theme “Suicide as a Workplace Accident: Some Reflections on the Portuguese Legal System.

This event aimed to discuss the repercussions of Covid-19 on the mental health of workers and organizations, the sequels of psychic order arising from the mode and conditions of work in the pandemic and post-pandemic, and how a healthy work environment can help prevent illness and suicidal ideation.

The event had the special participation of the Sunflowers Club, formed by young people with Down Syndrome and other cognitive/intellectual limitations. It highlights the importance of the inclusion of people with disabilities in the job market.