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CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 4

Wondering how CAPS counselors are personally handling COVID-19? In part 4 of this video series, they’ll speak to you about how they’re doing and talk about topics that may be helpful to you during these times.

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CAPS Cares: The Power of Pets in the Time of COVID-19

As a more recent addition to the CAPS team, it didn’t take long for me to realize that the CAPS team loves their pets. Photos are shared, stories are told, and quirky pet personalities are described in great detail. Our pets are an integral component of our self-care practices now more than ever. These past months have brought so much uncertainty, worry, isolation, and unforeseen changes to our day-to-day lives, but ever constant are our furry friends who bring so many of us comfort and companionship.

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CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 3

Wondering how CAPS counselors are personally handling COVID-19? In part 3 of this video series, they’ll speak to you about how they’re doing and talk about topics that may be helpful to you during these times.

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CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 2

Wondering how CAPS counselors are personally handling COVID-19? In part two of this video series, they’ll speak to you about how they’re doing and talk about topics that may be helpful to you during these stressful times.

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CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 1

Wondering how CAPS counselors are personally handling COVID-19? In this video series, they’ll speak to you about how they’re doing and talk about topics that may be helpful to you during these times.

Continue reading “CAPS Cares: Personal Stories & Helpful Topics for Dealing with COVID-19, part 1”

Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!

This  article has been adapted from SAMSHA’s Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Outbreak

These are unprecedented times for everyone, so it’s understandable to be struggling with some stressful feelings. You might have anxiety, worry or fear related to many things, including your own health and that of your loved ones, being isolated for long periods of time, maintaining financial stability, securing groceries and other necessities, and the uncertainty of how long this is going to last before life can return to normal.

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Resist Xenophobia: Fight the Impact of COVID-19 with Empathy and Compassion

“Fear and anxiety can lead to social stigma which may arise when people associate a specific illness with a population or nationality, despite the fact that not everyone in that population is at increased risk of having the illness. This virus knows no geopolitical boundaries.” – American College Health Association, 2020

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Spirituality

Spirituality means knowing one’s self, having a sense of purpose in life, feeling connected to others, and achieving one’s full potential.

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#BeWellUGA and Learn About…Managing Stress: Money

Budget. Not the most exciting word, but it is key to reducing financial stress.

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