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Interpersonal Violence and COVID-19

While we adjust to COVID-19, public health officials have repeatedly issued the same important message: stay at home. Staying home and limiting contact with others reduces the likelihood of spreading COVID-19. This is especially important for vulnerable populations. But what if home isn’t a safe place to be? What about people who must shelter in…

Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!
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Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!

This  article has been adapted from SAMSHA’s Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Outbreak These are unprecedented times for everyone, so it’s understandable to be struggling with some stressful feelings. You might have anxiety, worry or fear related to many things, including your own health and that of your loved ones,…

Resist Xenophobia: Fight the Impact of COVID-19 with Empathy and Compassion
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Resist Xenophobia: Fight the Impact of COVID-19 with Empathy and Compassion

“Fear and anxiety can lead to social stigma which may arise when people associate a specific illness with a population or nationality, despite the fact that not everyone in that population is at increased risk of having the illness. This virus knows no geopolitical boundaries.” – American College Health Association, 2020