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Maintaining Mental Wellness While Stuck At Home

In a year that has so far been defined by COVID-19 and its implications on global society, many individuals find themselves confined to their homes, wondering when pandemic related restrictions will be lifted.  While a few days around the house can be a relaxing change of pace from everyday life, spending weeks or even months…

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Telehealth: A Solution to Mental Healthcare for People Diagnosed or Recovering from COVID-19

Mental healthcare is often an overlooked healthcare need when one receives a diagnosis of a potentially life-threatening illness. While the majority of COVID-19 cases are mild in terms of symptoms, the impact of a positive diagnosis can be significant on an individual’s mental health. Due to the contagious nature of the virus, even those who…

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Facing Fears of Coronavirus During Pregnancy

BIBS, BALLOONS, AND BASSINETS. That’s what I wanted to think of when I became pregnant with my twin babies. Being a first-time mom, I was filled with excitement, joy, and anxiety. I asked myself, “How am I going to be a full-time healthcare worker AND a mother of twins?” Not knowing the answer stirred up…

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5 Ways to Cope With the Disappointment of Canceled Events Due to COVID-19

It may feel like the COVID-19 pandemic has brought your life to a screeching halt. After the government set social distancing measures and closed businesses and schools, it seemed like everything was canceled. Students received cancellation notices of their college and high school graduations. High School prom is no longer taking place. Sporting events stopped.…

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COVID-19 Impact on the Mental Health of Essential Business Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential business workers have been experiencing elevated anxiety. Grocery store workers have been working endlessly to re-stock shelves, but with this comes a risk of infection from the virus. Customers are flocking the stores and filling their shopping carts with food and bringing their germs in with them. The risk of…