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COVID-19 and your mental health

The outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.

In this video, Aiysha Malik, Mental Health expert at the World Health Organization, speaks with Sari Setiogi, Head of WHO's Social Media and Media Monitoring, about coronavirus and mental health on March 10.



Here are some further resources for those seeking help with mental health issues at this time:

Resources for talking to children


The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital has put together resources to talk to children and teens about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Other resources:


More help is available from providers at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics if needed. 


Thursday, March 12, 2020