Protecting Your Mental Health: How To Stay Mentally Healthy Amid Viral Pandemic
Millions of people—in the U.S. and the world over—are being asked to self-quarantine, it has become increasingly significant to pay as much attention to our mental health as we do to our physical health.
Things have not been right since the viral pandemic crept up on us like a thief in the night. May is the Mental Health Month, and it is very timely to give this information to keep you mentally healthy.
Almost 45% of adults in America, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, admit that their mental health has declined due to worry and stress over COVID-19. Many states still in quarantine as over 30 million people applying for unemployment. There are cancelled events everywhere, and moments are stolen. It is essential we do our best to create a new normal that will also keep us in good spirits.
Due to lack of resources, Black people do not have the same opportunities to receive the adequate amount of assistance. Every piece of information is important on how to protect our mental health during this time.