Anxiety & Stress Due to COVID-19: How To Cope During These Uncertain Times
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.
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
- NAMI Maine's Response to COVID-19: help line (207) 622-5767
- MaineHealth: Taking Care of Your Mental Health
- Maine Department of Education: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools
- Pandemic: Suggestions, resources for mental wellness
- 'Think about the best-case scenario': how to manage coronavirus anxiety
- A psychologist's science-based tips for emotional resilience during the coronavirus crisis
- The 24/7 Maine Crisis Line - call and/or text 888-568-1112 or live chat