In the Community
Mental Stress: A COVID Crisis
The Hampton Roads Community Foundation in partnership with the EVMS M. Foscue Brock institute for Community and Global Health hosted a virtual forum about the impact of COVID-19 on the mental well-being of families and children and offered strategies to mitigate the effects.
The program included these Mental Health experts:
Assistant Professor at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
2019 National Institute of Minority and Health Disparities Fellow
Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
Division Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Eastern Virginia Medical School
The event also included moderator Cynthia Romero, M.D., Director, M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Watch the event below and find a host of resources.
This event was a part of the Understanding Hampton Roads series, which is the Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s effort to advance civic engagement in Southeastern Virginia. It includes forums on key topics to help build understanding, to inspire action, and to bring people together to help improve life in our region.
Watch the video:
Find local resources here:
More articles and websites to read:
Antiracist Mental Health Care
- Read the story here.
CDC information that includes ways to cope with stress and a list of resources available in a crisis and a list of resources for everyone and families and children
Mental Health America link offers a list of crisis resources
Mental Health American links to briefs that are designed to improve coping skills
State of Mental Health
Mental Health Resources
Blog: How Can We Reduce Long-Term impact on children’s Mental Health – Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason
NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide
American Academy of Pediatrics COVID resources
Other sources of information: