Brussels doctors to prescribe museum visits for Covid stress

Initiative may be rolled out further if successful in alleviating symptoms of burnout and psychiatric distress

Doctors in Brussels will be able to prescribe museum visits as part a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the Covid pandemic.

Patients being treated for stress at Brugmann hospital, one of the largest in the Belgian capital, will be offered free visits to five public museums in the city, covering subjects from fashion to sewage.

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Category: Mental Health