Webinars

Blog posts with the tag "COVID-19"

Staff Perspective: COVID-19, Connectedness, and Suicide Prevention

Lisa French

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and one goal is to help provide information on suicide prevention programs and resources. Although it is important to focus on suicide prevention every day of every year, given the challenges of 2020, this year it may be even more important. 

By the Numbers: 14 September 2020

53%

The percentage of U.S. adults who "reported that their mental health has been negatively impacted due to worry and stress over the coronavirus," according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) -- The Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health and Substance Use. "This is significantly higher than the 32% reported in March, the first time this question was included in KFF polling."

Staff Perspective: The Intersection of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Racism, and Suicide Risk

Erin Frick, Psy.D.

It has been a tough year for many people around the world as we struggle to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Within the United States, we have not only surpassed the 6 million mark of people infected with the virus, but our deaths from the virus are nearing 200,000. We are more than six months into a period of extended social distancing and quarantine, and most of us are feeling depleted. To add to this stress, we also have a second pandemic we are battling, the racism pandemic.

Staff Perspective: Masks - To Wear or Not To Wear?

Erin Frick, Psy.D.

Anyone else feel like you are constantly navigating new life territory due to the COVID-19 pandemic? I do! At every turn, it seems there is a new question or decision, and it is draining my energy at record pace. In just the last month, I’ve decided to try doing a staycation instead of a trip for our family vacation, how to safely attend important graduation events, canceled a planned visit from a loved one in California, and realized that I’m just not ready to send our three-year-old daughter back to preschool in a few weeks. Another big decision for all of us amidst this pandemic is whether to wear a mask in public or not.

Pages

Blog posts with the tag "COVID-19" | Center for Deployment Psychology

Error

The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.