COVID-19, Wildfires, Social Inequity, Political Divisions, Unemployment, Hunger. There are a lot of stressors in life today. Treat yourself with kindness and compassion knowing you are doing the best you can.
Masks are now a requirement in Colorado when entering or moving within any public indoor space, and for some, wearing a mask can be very anxiety-provoking.
If you are experiencing anxiety related to wearing a mask you aren’t alone! About 25% of people may be experiencing mask-wearing anxiety with numbers that could be even higher among people with pre-existing anxiety, panic, or trauma.
We put together a video with some tips on how to cope if wearing a mask triggers anxiety for you.
Our mental health experts have been hosting Facebook Live events like the one above to soothe and support you and your family while we get through this and seek happiness, health and relief from social isolation. Visit our Facebook page for our video library of past facebook live events.
All Mind Springs Health offices are open for business virtually, providing services to the convenience of your social distancing space by video or over the phone. If you are not a current client, mental health therapy and psychiatry have never been easier to start.