Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is widespread, and negative feelings of fear, anxiety, and worry come along with it. We often hear of important measures to take: stay at home, self-isolate, and practice proper hand-washing techniques, but little is reported about ways to cope with our emotions. Today, Psych2Go will share five ways to manage despair, decreased financial security, increased health anxiety, loneliness, and worry due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Do you suspect you might have coronavirus symptoms? We urge you to seek help as early as possible.
Writer: Monica Taing
Script Editor: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animation: Maxine Gando
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong
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A way to combat worry is to plan resources incase additional help is needed. Monica have compiled some preliminary resources:
(1) For a comprehensive informative guide and travel advisories: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(2) Want to talk to someone? Try Kids Help Phone, Vent over Tea, or send me a message or Monica@psych2go.net
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