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Posted on: March 31, 2020

YOUR MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

COVID-19 affects everyone, whether it is physically or mentally.

Taking steps to ensure that you and your loved ones are mentally healthy during this time is just as important as the precautions that should be taken seriously to ensure your physical health as well. 

CDC.gov - Stress and Coping

The above link includes: 

  • Who is more likely to respond strongly and the stresses they may experience

  • Ways to help lessen the stress in for yourself and others

  • How parents can help and support their children 

  • Tips for responders and those released from quarantine
            

Many emotions occur with the plethora of information about COVID-19 that is available at WHO:  https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf offers well-grounded messages for many people such as:

  • The General Population

  • Healthcare workers

  • Team Leaders and Managers In Health Facilities

  • Carers of Children

  • Older Adults, People with Underlying Health Conditions and Their Carers

  • People in Isolation


Also offered by the World Health Organization - Coping With Stress PDF:

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/coping-with-stress.pdf?sfvrsn=9845bc3a_2


Other Local Emergency Contacts: These may be of assistance to family crisis arising from more acute conditions.

  • 940-328-7770 - Mineral Wells Police Department

  • 940-325-7891 - Palo Pinto General Hospital

  • 940-328-7580 - PPGH Urgent Care Center

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