The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world upside down, and the fear and anxiety of living during these unusual times is taking a toll on Californians’ mental health. Economic stress, living in self-isolation and continued physical distancing can be overwhelming, and it’s more important than ever to make sure we’re taking care of ourselves.
CalMatters health reporter Jocelyn Wiener talks to Dr. Amy Ahlfeld, clinical psychologist, and Dr. Mark Levine, psychiatrist, about tips and strategies for how to get past the coronavirus without losing your mental health.
For resources on mental health, ranging from meditation apps to hotlines for victims of domestic abuse, look at this Google doc of resources from Drs. Ahlfeld and Levine.