Overcoming anxiety and coping with the lockdown

 

Overcoming anxiety and coping with the lockdown

 

Overcoming anxiety and coping with the lockdown

 

As part of the AllenComm Rapid Response Initiative, and in partnership with the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, AllenComm created 2 free online guides. Both resources were produced in less than a week.

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Online guide to overcome anxiety caused by COVID-19

 

COVID-19: 5 Tips to Face Your Anxiety is a free digital guide designed by AllenComm and written by Dr. Anne Marie Albano, author, and Founder of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. This is a free resource designed to help those that feel anxiety and panic from the resulting uncertainty caused by the outbreak.

COVID-19: 5 Tips to Face Your Anxiety can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection on their mobile device or computer. The guide addresses common concerns in five modules that identify helpful or harmful thoughts, how to take control of the stories we tell ourselves, putting things into perspective, educating on what to focus on, and occupying the mind and body with the right thoughts and actions. This course was also converted into a podcast version. 

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Online guide to cope with the COVID-19 lockdown

 

COVID-19: Tips for Facing the Lockdown is a free digital guide designed by AllenComm and written by Dr. Barbara Stanley from the Columbia University Psychiatric Department. This free resource is designed to help alleviate the challenging moods and tensions felt from isolation or being stuck at home for extended periods of time.

COVID-19: Tips for Facing the Lockdown can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection on their mobile device or computer. The guide addresses common frustrations caused by being stuck in the house in five modules that offer tips for regulating your mood, using mindfulness to accept what can’t be changed, finding ways to treat yourself, harnessing the power of changing up your routine to alter your perspective, and finding ways to preserve or strengthen your relationships.

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  • “Anxiety can run wild during times of uncertainty and crisis. Our goal is to give practical information on how to think through, calm yourself, and manage during this COVID-19 pandemic. This guide gives practical steps for how to keep your calm during a time of uncertainty.”

    Dr. Anne Marie Albano, author, and Founder of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders

  • “Staying inside poses many challenges. For some, it’s loneliness and isolation; for others, it’s coping with being in close quarters with family members or roommates. There are simple, tried and true techniques that psychologists have developed that we can all use to get us through this difficult time.”

    Dr. Barbara Stanley, Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University

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