How to manage your coronavirus anxiety, according to mental health professionals (Chicago Tribune)

With the current coronavirus pandemic bringing job layoffs, shelter-in-place orders and rising death tolls, it goes without saying that people are stressed and anxious. “The entire crisis we are dealing with is out of the ordinary for almost everyone,” Sanya Hussain, Qualified Mental Health Professional at Thresholds, a Chicago-based agency that provides services and resources for people with mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders, told The Active Times over the phone. Even though it’s perfectly fine to feel anxious, with so much uncertainty floating around, it’s useful to find coping mechanisms to lessen the burden just a bit. To help, we consulted Hussain and other mental health clinicians about accessible ways to help manage anxiety relating to coronavirus…

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