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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Updates for Our Community
SERVICESBehavioral Health and Psychiatry
INFORMATIONConsejos y recursos para la salud mental durante el brote de COVID-19
COVID-19 발생 기간 동안의 정신 건강을 위한 조언 및 자료
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread throughout our community, we have all been impacted. On a practical level, the closures of schools, gyms, and restaurants have upended our lives and have forced most to practice social distancing or even quarantine in their homes.
For many of us, the impact of the pandemic is akin to a prolonged traumatic experience and can take a toll on our emotional wellness. Our usual approach to life and the rules we follow are no longer in place. The normal lifestyle and function of a routine in a relatively safe and stable world now feel compromised. When our normal way of life is overturned, and our sense of safety and security is disrupted, what can you do?
There is a close relationship between our mental and physical health—when one area of our health suffers, so does the other. When experiencing a traumatic situation, here are some of the best tools to combat the experience:
Self-care is essential. It requires thought and commitment. Make a plan to take care of and protect yourself by getting back to some of the fundamentals tied to wellness.
In addition to getting enough sleep, exercising, and eating well, here are some other self-care tips to practice:
Posted March 20, 2020
Important COVID-19 Information for Our Patients, Visitors, and Community