Humans generally love certainty and control (my husband might say that I love it more than the general population). When things feel out of our control it can increase feelings of fear. This reaction is normal because it is our body’s natural, biological response. What matters is how we respond to our reactions.
Here are some common reactions you or people you know may be experiencing:
Key ways to maintain your own mental health and promote the mental health of those around you:
During these very uncertain times, it may be difficult to explain to your children what is happening. I hope these resources help you.
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