Improving your mental health during pandemic on City Inside/Out

Nearly half of American adults say the coronavirus pandemic is negatively affecting their mental health. What are some warning signs? How can you build resilience while coping with social isolation, economic stress and fear?

Guests:
Brad Forbes, Director of Advocacy & Public Policy, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), WA
Kira Mauseth, PhD, Clinical Psychologist & Senior Instructor of Psychology, Seattle University
Keri Waterland, PhD, Division Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, WA State Health Care Authority

More information:
NAMI-WA Crisis Resources: http://namiwa.org/index.php/resources/covid-19-resources
Crisis Text Line is open 24/7 – text NAMI to 741741

Crisis Connections (King County): https://www.crisisconnections.org/novel-coronavirus/
Call the 24-hour Crisis Line: 866-427-4747 You may also text the word "Coronavirus" to 211-211 to get more information on coronavirus.

WA State Health Care Authority: https://www.hca.wa.gov/information-about-novel-coronavirus-covid-19
Call the 24-hour WA Recovery Help Line: 1-866-789-1511

WA State Coronavirus Response: https://coronavirus.wa.gov/information-for/you-and-your-family/mental-and-emotional-well-being

WA State Dept of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020COVID19/ResourcesandRecommendations

Watch the 5/7/20 state briefing on mental health trends & funding: https://youtu.be/S8B1Y9kyugE

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