Resources To Help You
Tips/Facts from Leading Authorities
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Mental Health Consideration
In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated that there is a high risk of COVID-19 spreading to other countries around the world. In March 2020, WHO made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic. This is a very good pdf covering the mental health and psychosocial considerations for individuals and organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
NAMI’s COVID-19 Resources
John Hopkin’s COVID-19 Resource Center
You’re tough but you’re beginning to feel the effects of this lockdown and needing a little positive support.
The Impact Of COVID-19 On Pre-Existing Or Underlying Depression
Navigating Life During Covid-19
As the coronavirus pandemic upends work, travel and home life, the rules are shifting for what people can and can’t do in their daily lives. The WSJ is continuously updating advice and information on how to stay safe, healthy and connected, and how to help others. Here’s their latest news, answering your questions.
Mental Health In The Time of Covid-19
This New York Times article asks – would you be willing to describe how the coronavirus is affecting your mental health? Is the combination of isolation and existential stress making you feel more depressed and anxious? Or is the family togetherness and the pause from normal life giving you a greater sense of belonging and equilibrium? You can log your thoughts at the end of the article
Coronavirus And The Isolation Paradox
“Social distancing” is required to prevent infection. But loneliness can make us sick. This article in the New York Times by Abdullah Shihipar explores the mental health challenges of social distancing and how people are coming together virtually to maintain social connection to combat the isolation.
Wanting To Help?
You’re more fortunate than others and you’re keen to help others.
Help The Frontline And Underserved
You’ve read the guidance and you’re over the news stream but want to hear some new ideas and stimulating concepts.
Working Out The Kinks Event
Back at home because of Covid-19 in your childhood house?
In the last of a series of events on April 28th come and talk through whatever challenges are arising for you, whether its shifts in levels of independence, trying to maintain the sense of self that you cultivated while living away or any other difficulty in this judgment-free zone.
Expanding My Thinking
We are talking about the “New Normal’. Maybe it’s time to explore some new concepts and ideas of where the world could go and how humanity evolves and the implications for the us.
Resources from Singularity University
Last month over 23,000 people that attended a virtual, informative and inspiring summit that shared facts, facilitated discussion, had experts answering questions, and addressing concerns around COVID-19—as well as the impact of outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics—in a measured and thoughtful way.
The event humanized what is happening around the world, explored future challenges, as well as the long-term impact on society. All videos are available on YouTube. And you can learn more from the resources the participants and experts shared.
Books & Stories With Tips For Pandemic Survival
Podcast - Emotional Intelligence During A Pandemic By Brene Brown And Mark Bracket
Parenting is never easy. It’s just been made harder balancing home schooling, lockdown, work or unexpected unemployment.
5 Tips To Stay Sane With Children During COVID-19 Quarantine
Pediatric Sleep Training
Supporting Families During The Crisis
Even before the Covid-19 crisis hit some parents struggled to balance work, child care and self-care. Now with the additional pressure and fear, keeping worries — both your children’s and your own — under control can be overwhelming. You don’t have to do it alone as this article explains.