Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown tweeted out of concern the following to help Oregonians, and ultimately everyone who is being effected by the COVID-19 pandemic:

“I know this unprecedented pandemic and its effects can trigger stress, anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation. Here’s a few smart tips from @afspnational on how to take care of your mental health as we all face a new way of living with coronavirus.”

The link below will take you to the American Suicide and Prevention Foundation website and there is a list of ways to continue to have a healthy mental attitude in this time of crisis. The list includes –

  • Separate what is in your control from what is not
  • Do what helps you feel a sense of safety.
  • Get outside in nature–even if you are avoiding crowds.
  • Challenge yourself to stay in the present.
  • Stay connected and reach out if you need more support.

For more information, please visit: https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/

 

 

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