The stress of having children do distance learning at home during the pandemic is linked to an increase in alcohol consumption among parents, a new survey finds.
July 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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For Black youth, death by suicide has become a leading cause of death. And they face social problems that give rise to depression and isolation that their white counterparts do not.
July 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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With the county facing a crisis in emotional health, we may need two vaccines: one for COVID-19 and another for toxic stress. Here's a technique for dealing with all that stress.
June 10, 2020 • ~8 min
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The crisis has made recovery more difficult for those with substance use disorders. The inability to get to support group meetings, stress and illness are just some of the factors.
May 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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As we return to work, the stress and anxiety from COVID-19 won't go away. Our experts have some tips on how to handle the new normal.
May 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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One thing that makes the current situation unique is that it is not a single event in a specific place and time. Humour is a coping strategy.
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I was a nurse on the front lines of Ebola, and I saw that nurses need support for the trauma and pain they experience
Nurses on the front lines of a pandemic need education, training and institutional support.
April 29, 2020 • ~10 min
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Nearly 90% of emergency service staff have experienced stress, low mood and poor mental health.
April 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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During times of stress and anxiety we either dream more or remember our dreams more often, as a way of coping with challenging circumstances and new information.
April 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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A survey of 500 adults in the US provides a snapshot of the ways people are dealing with life during a pandemic and how well they think they're doing.
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