Updated: Apr 16
Here we will discuss ways we can manage our mental health during quarantine season and what are the different we can manage through various activities and recreations.
Let us start with the general symptoms to identify if you are indeed experiencing mental health issues or crisis. Here goes:
post-traumatic stress symptoms
Other known symptoms:
Fear and worry about your own health
Changes in sleep or eating patterns
Difficulty sleeping or concentrating
Worsening of chronic health problems
Increased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs
Who is psychological most at risk?
16-24 years old
Have a history of psychiatric illness
Have one child (as opposed to having none or more than one)
What we can do:
Create a routine
Break up your day
Take care of your body
Limit media intake
Prepare medical supplies
Focus on the positives
Take one day at a time
What more can we really do:
Acknowledge what’s happening, and that it’s stressful
Do benefit finding.
Try breathing exercises.
Share something good.
Change your expectations