Constant news updates, alarming statistics, worrying about your finances and job security in a tumultuous time: There's a lot going on in your life while your social distancing at home.
We spoke to an expert for some tips on how to keep your mental health in good shape.
WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- There's no doubt about it: Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the coronavirus pandemic.
But one expert offers some tips on how to maintain good mental health during this difficult time.
"The current situation has many of us feeling helpless, fearful and adrift," said Dr. Donna Anthony, chief medical officer at Gracie Square Hospital in New York City.
"In order to get through this crisis, it is important to acknowledge these feelings and proactively manage stress, maintain your health, and find ways to cope when things seem darkest. We don't know when our lives will return to a semblance of normality, but in the meantime, there are steps we can take to make ourselves feel better," Anthony said in a hospital news release.