mental health

Connections: Strategies for coping with grief during the pandemic

We have a conversation about grief. The pandemic has brought different layers of loss into the lives of many people. Whether mourning the loss of a...
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 10:32am
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URMC moves some mental healthcare to downtown Rochester

Outpatient mental health services from University of Rochester Medical Center including Lazos Fuertes, URMC’s Spanish-language mental healthcare, are...
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Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:52pm
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Connections: Discussing quarantine fatigue

Quarantine fatigue is real, says Julia Marcus of the Harvard Medical School. Writing for The Atlantic, she argues that shaming people for disobeying...
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Wed, 05/13/2020 - 10:33am
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Connections: Discussing the mental health "epidemic" on college campuses

Psychiatrists and mental health counselors across the country say college students are facing a campus mental health "epidemic." NPR reported on the...
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Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:19am
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For some, trauma symptoms won't surface until after the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has touched every aspect of our lives, and there is no definite end to all the changes. It's not surprising then, that...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 6:20am
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Connections: Discussing telepsychiatry and virtual mental health support during the pandemic

Local medical professionals say the number of telepsychiatry visits has increased significantly during the pandemic. This hour, we discuss the value of...
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Fri, 04/24/2020 - 10:22am
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Anticipating shortage of space, Monroe County opens temporary morgue

A temporary mortuary, or decedent holding area, is expected start operating this week in Monroe County. The decedent holding area consists of two...
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 12:31pm
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Support group meetings move online as businesses and churches close over coronavirus

Dan is a volunteer with Rochester Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA. Because the group is anonymous, he doesn’t share his last name. Dan says he’s depended on...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 1:04pm
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Connections: How to support people who may be isolated during the pandemic

With experts recommending social distancing as an effective way to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many people, including the elderly and...
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Fri, 03/13/2020 - 10:39am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the book, "Prozac Nation"

Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of “Prozac Nation,” died Tuesday at the age of 52 from cancer. Wurtzel’s memoir chronicling her experiences with...
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 9:23am
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