If ever there were a time for people to know the important skills that make up what mental health experts refer to as “psychological first aid,” a pandemic is it. Like regular first aid, PFA is a way of helping someone in pain — except rather than cleaning and bandaging a cut or applying ice to a sprained ankle, you tend to someone’s anxiety or distress in a way that will ease it and help restore a sense of equanimity.

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    12/1/2020 - 9:18 am | View Link
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    Institutional adoption is the buzzword du jour, probably a factor in bitcoin's price rally to a new all-time-high near $20,000, and not even really happening yet.
    12/1/2020 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • This ICU Nurse's "How It's Going" Meme Shows the Reality of COVID-19
    It's no secret that healthcare workers are being run ragged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Reports of employees being overworked and dealing with heightened psychological duress are ...
    12/1/2020 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • Nearly half of families forced into debt since start of pandemic, figures show
    Polling shows that 45 per cent of households with ... and do more to protect them from the “devastating” economic and psychological impact of the pandemic. The Equality and Human Rights ...
    11/26/2020 - 6:11 am | View Link
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