The Coronavirus Pandemic
Mental Health, Stress and Resiliency

Summary

Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to cost lives, sicken millions, and force physical distancing, the psychological impacts of the pandemic deepen. In this Facebook Live Q&A, Dr. Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, described emotional and mental health issues related to daily life during this global pandemic and explored approaches for reducing stress and enhancing resilience.


Related: You may also be interested in the online COVID-19 Mental Health Forum Series, hosted by Dr. Koenen and colleagues and available to the public. 

Additional Mental Health Resources

  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-4357
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233

 

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Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH

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