Coping During COVID-19

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About Coping During COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused radical changes in our lives. "Coping During COVID-19" explores ways we can help ourselves and each other during the pandemic. Topics include handling stress, being home with your kids all day, living in a household with substance abuse problems, and other unexpected issues associated with staying at home.

Coping with Anxiety During COVID-19
Coping with Anxiety During COVID-19

Now that many of us have been social distancing for a month or more, it's common to experience feelings of anxiety. Psychologist Dan Mosley with Red Cross Disaster Mental Health says one of the best things a person can do is just pause and let those feelings of worry wash over us and acknowledge that we're feeling overwhelmed. He says we all try to suppress those feeling because we're fearful it will escalate. But he says it's very important to give yourself permission to feel anxious in the moment.