April 11, 2020
As we work together as a society to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many of us will find ourselves spending time at home alone. It is vital during these stressful times to take proactive steps to remain connected and maintain positive mental health. Social distancing does not promote social isolation.
Consider a few ways to practice self-care while making connections.
There is no denying that these are troubling times. Remember that we are all in this together and there are always brighter days ahead.
Understanding culture is vital for healthcare professionals and their patients. In her book, Are You Culturally Competent? Elisa P. Bell, M.D. bridges cultural gaps to improve healthcare outcomes.
By Elisa P. Bell, M.D., Board certified physician in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry