Stress & Anxiety Among Essential Workers

Written by Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 5/22/2021 Studies have shown that essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic are not only more susceptible to being exposed to the COVID-19 virus, but are showing increased prevalence for mental health issues such as depression and anxiety (1). The psychological distress brought on by their likely exposure to theContinue reading “Stress & Anxiety Among Essential Workers”

Ways to Thwart Loneliness and Isolation for Elderly Family Members

Written by Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 4/20/21  As vaccines are being distributed, many are wondering if it is finally safe to visit their family in longer-term care facilities. Because of the risks posed against those in elderly care facilities, visits and contact with family has been strictly regulated and controlled. Most aren’t able to seeContinue reading “Ways to Thwart Loneliness and Isolation for Elderly Family Members”

Graduating During a Pandemic: How to Cope

By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has created one of the largest public health and economic crises that America has ever experienced. States began mandating social distancing and lockdown procedures in March of 2020, and although they proved beneficial in minimizing the spread of COVID-19, these measures triggered a severeContinue reading “Graduating During a Pandemic: How to Cope”

COVID Vaccine: How to Handle the Stress

Written By Raquel Nixon, Contributing Writer 2/18/21 It is no doubt that this past year has been difficult and unpredictable. And even with the promises of the vaccine, there is no telling how long it will take for things to go back to “normal”. Along with the stress surrounding the effects of the pandemic, thereContinue reading “COVID Vaccine: How to Handle the Stress”

Better Together: Strengthening Your Family During COVID

Written By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer 2/9/2021 When reports of COVID-19 first began circulating across the globe, the extent to which the pandemic would impact society was indeterminable to even the most knowledgeable of public health professionals. No one was able to foresee the indefinite quarantine periods, mandatory face covering and social distancing protocols, devastatingContinue reading “Better Together: Strengthening Your Family During COVID”

Help! I’m Quarantined With Toxicity

Written By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer 2/9/21 With COVID-19 cases rapidly up surging and quarantine becoming part of the “new normal”, we have all collectively begun spending more time indoors. For some, this has proven beneficial–rediscovering the peace of solitude or establishing a deeper relationship with family and loved ones. For others, however, especially thoseContinue reading “Help! I’m Quarantined With Toxicity”

Depression: Making a Monumental Climb Among College Students

Written By Mili Dhru, Contributing Writer 1/14/21 College students are one of the most susceptible groups of people to suffer from depression; studies performed by organizations such as the American Psychological Association and American College Health Association show that roughly 35% of college students have reported feeling “so depressed that it was difficult to function”Continue reading “Depression: Making a Monumental Climb Among College Students”

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