The coronavirus and mental health

Pandemics are not just a medical phenomenon, they affect individuals and our culture on multiple levels from interruption on an economic level to a cultural one.

No matter what level they affect, it all boils down to cultural chaos.

I’m all about creating a culture for connection. The coronavirus threatens to do the opposite–to isolate us more. Or create the fear we will be isolated or sick. Not only is this virus kicking up quite a bit of worry for those who suffer from anxiety, but more isolation also tends to trigger episodes for those struggling with PTSD and suicide. … Read more...