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Webinar: Protecting your Mental Health during the Pandemic and Holidays

Date: November 19, 2020

Description & Presenters

Our lives have changed because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Many people remain jobless. Many people are struggling to afford housing and are experiencing food insecurity. Schools and colleges are struggling with how to return to class. The uncertainty of what is safe, what is not and when it will end has added unprecedented stress to the American people.

In the spring of 2020, the Southeast ADA Center ADA Live! podcast held a three-part series on mental health issues during the pandemic. We are pleased to host a FREE webinar to follow-up this important series with a panel discussion and a question and answer dialogue.

In this webinar, a panel of three mental health professionals will discuss how a socially distant holiday season and colder weather may affect our mental health. The panel will also share strategies we can use to improve our mental health and cope in these difficult times.

Join us for insight into the mental health concerns caused by the pandemic, and learn how to take better care of ourselves during the holiday season.

Panelists & Host

Debbie Plotnick

Debbie Plotnick, Vice President State and Federal Advocacy, Mental Health America (MHA)

Dr. Doreen Marshall

Dr. Doreen Marshall, Vice President of Mission Engagement, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Andrea Sparrow

Andrea Sparrow, Clinical Social Worker and faculty, University of Kentucky College of Social Work

Pamela Williamson

Host: Pamela Williamson, Assistant Project Director, Southeast ADA Center

Archive & Webinar Materials

Recording (November 19, 2020)



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