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City Visions: What Does The COVID-19 Pandemic Mean For Our Mental Health?

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Is COVID-19 impacting your mental health? You're not alone. Host Grace Won speaks to healthcare professionals about strategies to combat loneliness, anxiety and depression during this pandemic. 

Join us for tips on finding comfort and connection while social distancing.

We'll also hear a piece of flash fiction from local author Marti Paschal and get the latest news on the coronavirus.

Guests:

Erin Allday, health reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist, UCSF School of Medicine

Marti Paschal, author, public information officer at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, mindfulness meditation teacher and Certified Stanford Compassion Cultivation Training Instructor

Dr. Carla Perissinotto, geriatrician and palliative care physician, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Susan Wilkens, clinical psychologist 

Resources:

Resources to Support Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

San Francisco Suicide Prevention 24 hour hotline 415-781-0500

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County 1-800-309-2131

Contra Costa Crisis Center 1-800-309-2131

LGBT National Help Center 888-843-4564

The Trevor Project-- Saving Young LGBTQ Lives 1-866-488-7386

Department of Disability and Aging Services 415-355-6700

Institute on Aging 415-750-4111

California Department of Aging 1-800-510-2020

Foster Grandparents

Generations United

San Francisco Mental Health Warm Line (855) 845-7415 (non-emergency)

Crisis Text Line text "TALK" to 741741

Safe and Sound 24-hour parental stress support line 415-441-KIDS

Covid Coach App (createdby the VA to support self-care)