The COVID-19 outbreak is a stressful time for people. Under current regulations, individuals are not allowed to leave their homes unless essentially necessary. Fear and anxiety about the disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Those who are more vulnerable are:
Common signs of stress during a disease outbreak include:
Here are some tips to help your mental health during this time
It is important to monitor your child’s behavior signs that your child might be having difficulty coping with the current situations are:
There are many things you can do to support your child
We hope that you find these tips helpful to help your mental health status during this time. If you feel that you need to speak to someone use telehealth as an option to talk to a professional if your anxiety becomes unmanageable. Many licensed professionals have moved to video chat platforms. Remember to reach out if your anxiety or stress is reaching proportions that are unmanageable without professional help.
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Thank you for the zoom (and all your updates). It was great. I wish the news was like that. Straight forward, factual, unemotional. Bravo to both of you ladies!!
My experience with Ema Care has been so positive that I wanted to share it in case it could help someone else. Eight days ago my daughter, a Shanah Bet student, called to say she wasn’t feeling well and had symptoms of Covid-19. I was put in touch with an Infectious Disease specialist who recommended Ema Care. I reached Dr. Eliana Aaron easily and signed my daughter up. The next morning, Ema Care gave my daughter a telehealth exam and provided her with prescriptions, as well as a list of...