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Behavioral Health Team Members Tackle Back-To-School and COVID-19

Aug 18 2020
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Mental health is just as important as physical health. It’s critical to keep this in mind this as we navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic. For many of us, all the changes and uncertainty we are experiencing are causing lots of new stress in our daily lives.

Dr. Carson Felkel, system medical director behavioral health, and Dr. Aimee Drescher, a clinical psychologist in the Toledo market, have teamed up to host a video series to share tips and advice about handling pandemic-related anxiety.

The first topic they are tackling is stress during this back-to-school season. Hear Dr. Felkel and Dr. Drescher share their own experiences during this pandemic. To help normalize anxiety, they explain why many of us might be feeling this way. They also give great tips on how to implement self-care into your routine as well as other ways to help your family cope during this time. The goal of this video is to offer perspective and tips for adjusting to this school year during a pandemic.

Watch the first video here:

Also, the following videos from this series are now available: 

Learn more about our behavioral health services and find a Mercy Health provider near you. 


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