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Health & Wellness: Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH and COVID-19

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Living amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic is challenging on a multitude of levels and can take a significant toll on our mental health by increasing stress, fear, worry, and even fostering a sense of grief. In addition, the increased stress can heighten substance use and relationship challenges.  This page includes articles, podcasts, and resources to help us understand these impacts and how we can help ourselves and our loved ones.

Resources for Support

Have a Listen - Mental Health and Resilience Podcasts

Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The information provided on the Greenburgh Public Library (GPL) website or any other health-related information provided by GPL does not imply medical recommendation, endorsement, or approval by GPL. The GPL does not provide medical advice or interpretation of information. Information and materials provided are intended for use as general information and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider.
Materials Selection: The Library has implemented a website to provide a friendly, useful access point to the Library’s resources and information on the internet; to provide research tools to help users find what they need quickly and efficiently; and to provide a set of preselected sites and resources that are reliable and safe for all library users.
The GPL librarians do not write health information, except to provide brief descriptions of the website links. Instead, GPL librarians find, select, and organize access to consumer health information that is current, relevant, accurate, and unbiased.

Mindfulness and Meditation

Calm your mind and body and sleep soundly with these FREE mindfulness and meditation exercises offered by Headspace in partnership with New York state.