The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a condition can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in. Therefore, Dr. Balin A. Durr, a board-certified psychiatrist with 20 years of experience in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry, joined Dr. Shields in the BalmShelter to provide our listeners with strategies for coping with anxiety and different ways of thinking about and reacting to anxiety-causing situations.