Anxiety & Stress Due to COVID-19: How To Cope During These Uncertain Times

Mar 24, 2020

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This is the second segment of a special two-hour show, airing from 3-4 p.m. (due to a 2 pm live broadcast of a briefing with Maine CDC and Gov. Mills). For the first segment, click here.

With so many unanswerable questions about COVID-19, we are all living in a time of uncertainty, combined with worry over the disease itself, drastic changes in our lifestyles and livelihoods, and a worldwide economic downturn. How do we cope with the anxiety and stress during these difficult times?

  This segment has been edited for rebroadcast.

Guests

Rebecca Hoffman, LMFT, senior director of clinical innovation and training, Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Hannah Longley, director of community programs, National Alliance on Mental Illness

Bear Shea (call-in), LCSW, school counseling specialist, Maine Department of Education

Amy Wood (call-in), psychologist, executive coach

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