Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
Stress can be a normal reaction, but sometimes it can also take a toll on our
mental health. You might feel more on edge than usual, angry, helpless or sad. You might notice that you are more frustrated with others or want to completely avoid any reminders of what is happening. For those of us who already struggle with our mental wellness, we might feel more depressed or less motivated to carry out our daily activities.
It’s important to note that we are not helpless in light of current news events. We can always choose our response. If you are struggling, here are some things you can do to take care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty: Check out these resources and follow the link below.
When Stress Builds Up, Talk It Out
The State of Connecticut has launched the Talk It Out Line 1-833-258-5011, to help parents and caregivers cope with the stress and increased needs resulting from caring for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.