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We know that COVID-19 has claimed more than 85,000 lives so far. While this is devastating for those individuals and families, national mental health organizations are warning that another crisis could be looming. Well Being Trust & The Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care estimate that we could lose 75,000 more people due to “deaths of despair,” including increased drug- and alcohol-related events and suicides brought on by stress related to the pandemic. They based their estimation on previous data combined with the anticipated effects of unemployment and financial instability, social isol...[ more ]
United Counseling Service Events
UCS Presents: Managing Parental Stress in the New Normal
Start On: June 03, 2020
Join us for a presentation on managing stress in what is now the new normal. Learn how to focus on the importance of flexibility as well as developing skills to help you manage their own anxieties about the current situation. Presenters: Alison Clausnitzer-Lane, Behavioral Health Cl...
UCS Presents: Practicing Mindfulness
Start On: July 01, 2020
Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Learn ways to practice mindfulness including breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress. ...
UCS Presents: Our Kids Are More Stressed Than Ever – What can we do about it?
Start On: August 05, 2020
Now more than ever it is important to support our youth, not just physically, but mentally. We will discuss signs and symptoms to look for that may indicate your child is feeling stressed. Join us for this presentation and learn helpful interventions and tools t...
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