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Mental Health in a Time of COVID-19 Webinar Series: When Trauma, Fear, and Anxiety Become Overwhelming

May 12, 2020 . 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


As a result of COVID-19, many may experience increases in negative emotions like fear and anxiety. For some, the event may be traumatic in and of itself or lead to individuals remembering trauma from the past. Faith and community leaders themselves may even be experiencing some of these challenges. This webinar will help participants know how to acknowledge and respond to higher levels of fear and anxiety in individuals. It will also help leaders ask the appropriate questions to consider the impact of trauma in people’s lives. Lastly, it will suggest strategies for how faith and community leaders can respond.

This webinar is the second webinar in a series of webinars focusing on mental health in a time of COVID-19. This webinar series will help you consider and prepare for the mental health challenges that may arise during and in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people turn to their faith leaders when they have a concern or fear. For many people, even those with no mental health diagnosis, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased fears and concerns exponentially. Sometimes these emotions increase so much that they need to be addressed with specialized expertise that understands mental health concerns.