June 23, 2022

Mental Health in the New Normal: Shaping Our COVID Stories | Dr. Rachel Wernicke | TEDxGeorgeMasonU

Recent stats from the CDC reveal that depression, anxiousness, and also other mental health concerns are climbing in the context of COVID. Specifically in the face of long term unpredictability as well as isolation, many individuals report feeling misery when they envision their futures in this new normal. Exactly how do we psychologically make it through allow alone flourish in these circumstances over which we have little control? Component of the response depends on the narratives that we create regarding who we are and what is feasible in the face of hardship. What will our own COVID tales be? We will discover exactly how we can, already, form our narratives in manner ins which can aid us survive both the existing pandemic and also the anticipated rise in psychological wellness challenges. Dr. Rachel Wernicke is a scientific psychologist, presently offering as Associate Dean as well as Chief Mental Health Officer in University Life. She finished her doctorate in psychology at American University and also her innovative professional training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wernicke has actually supplied leadership in university student psychological health and wellness for greater than 15 years. At Mason her job includes involving the Mason community in a public health and wellness approach to self-destruction avoidance in collaboration with the Jed Foundation and enhancing accessibility to mental wellness solutions to under-served students. This talk was provided at a TEDx event using the TED seminar layout however individually organized by a local neighborhood. Find out more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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