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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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Am I Depressed? Or Is It COVID-19?

The shelter in place order has many of our worlds turned entirely upside down. Due to restrictions and the sudden and extreme change in our lifestyle, our traditional ways of managing things no longer work, and we did not have any time to adjust. Many are experiencing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that look very close…

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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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What Causes Depression?

Depression is the most common mental health issue individuals will face in their life. Whether it’s experiencing depressive disorders themselves or helping a friend, family member, or loved one through it, depression impacts millions of individuals every year. Therefore, it makes sense to wonder what causes depression. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut, simple answer. Instead,…