It is like waiting for the other shoe to drop. I enjoy the rest period, but I’d just assume we’d all get instant enlightenment and be done with it.
Since that isn’t going to happen, I do have actionable resources for you to help get a grip on your symptoms and your condition.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.
National Public Radio report about how All Women Should Be Screened For Anxiety Disorders.
Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women's Preventive Services Initiative
KevinMD post about We need improved mental health care for physicians.
Brightside is a remote treatment service for people with depression and anxiety. The FAQ page on where the service is currently authorized to offer services.
Main website of Overdrive.com; you will need to have a library card from your library system to access the collection of books, audiobooks and other on-line materials.
Journaling.com post about Unleashing the Power of Expressive Writing, with Dr. James Pennebaker
I'm planting this for the next wave, there are website that have resources for people who are anxiously concerned about Corvid-19. This is site that on the Shine network website called https://www.virusanxiety.com/take-care
Wall Street Journal Article on Expressive Writing - please note that the WSJ has a firewall for non-subscribers. However, if you have access to an academic or library account reading the article is not impossible.
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