How to cope with anxiety while social distancing

There are ways you can stay engaged and avoid anxiety while trying to engage in social distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A woman sits looking anxious in a box cut to look like a tiny house

There are ways you can keep yourself engaged and avoid anxiety while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say.

Social distancing is crucial to slow the spread of COVID-19, but can put individuals at risk for mental health problems.

It also has serious implications for those already suffering from psychological distress.

Here, Elissa Kozlov, a licensed clinical psychologist and instructor at Rutgers University’s School of Public Health, discusses strategies for taking care of your mental health while staying at home.

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