Mental Healthcare Abroad
Changes in normal routine including a new environment, diet or cultural norms can all have subtle or even noticeable impacts on an individual’s health. Disorientation due to a new environment can challenge individuals to step outside of their comfort zones and embrace new ways of thinking or doing, but it can also be a source of stress and anxiety.
For individuals needing assistance adjusting to a new environment, it can be good to reconnect with home and talk with loved ones. However, if you feel like you need or would like additional support, please feel free to contact CISI to arrange an appointment(s) with a mental health professional.
If you are currently managing your mental health and are planning to travel abroad, discuss your plans with your current mental health professional. Work with your provider to develop a plan to manage your mental health during your time abroad. Be sure that your health management plan includes considerations for continuing medical treatment or care abroad. Once enrolled with CISI, the supplemental insurance will be an invaluable resource to source medical professionals, including mental health experts, in your intended destination.