2020 Fall Newsletter – Maine Disaster Behavioral Health

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As the holiday season approaches, celebrations, traditions, and gatherings with family and friends may look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this may mean learning new ways of celebrating the upcoming holidays with loved ones (e.g. virtual celebrations). While the holiday season can create a number of stressors, the uncertainty and challenges created by the pandemic can increase feelings of worry, stress, loneliness, grief, loss, and concern. Knowing how to care for your family and yourself and talk to your children can enable your family to make changes to allow for successful functioning during this difficult time. This issues contains resources to help children, youth, and families, build family resilience, adapt to changes, and cope with challenges this upcoming holiday season. View the newsletter.