COVID Articles (Blog)

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Virtual and Remote Grief Support

VITAS Healthcare support groups provide information and guidance to those experiencing grief and loss.

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What Is This Feeling? Anticipatory Grief and Other New Pandemic-Related Emotions

Social distancing. Flatten the curve. Shelter at home. Three months ago, we had never even heard of these terms. Now, they’ve become defining features of our lives. We’ve embraced this vocabulary as a means of understanding this surreal period we’re living through.

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Resources for fostering connection

From the Greater Good Science Center a list of resources to help us connect when we must stay apart

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Understanding mental health

Care for the whole you

Your mind and body are connected. You deserve care that supports your total health — mind, body, and spirit. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction, or other mental or emotional issues that interfere with your daily life, we’re here to help.

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Sudden Death: COVID-19 Bereavement

If you have been bereaved by COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), or if you are caring for someone who has, these pages are for you.

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Seize the Awkward

Maintaining Mental Health During Coronavirus

Dealing with the stress and anxiety during coronavirus may feel overwhelming. You may not have the same feelings as your classmates, coworkers, neighbors, family members, or others in your community — and that’s okay because everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.

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Grief Rituals

A PDF document listing 88 rituals for loss.

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The Art of Us: Love, Loss, Loneliness, and a Pinch of Humor Under Lockdown

A wide range of resources for dealing with the lockdown.

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