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Mental Health Care

We are excited to present the Mental Health Care module in our Stress Busters Series.

In this video psychotherapist Miriam Garfinkel assures us that addressing our mental health challenges is nothing to be ashamed of. She describes how sadness, anxiety, fear and anger are “normal” reactions to the intense stress we have all been experiencing over the last two years. Miriam also addresses the stigma that surrounds mental health issues and how it is one of the greatest challenges for those of us who are seeking help. 


In the following video, Nicole Ishiura, a Certified Mental Health First Aider working on the California CONNECTED Contact Tracing Program, reviews various online resources for wellness and mental health. Nicole directs us toward more supportive services when wellness practices aren’t enough. As always, the information shared here is not meant to add to your “to do” list. You are the expert on yourself and should feel free to explore and utilize these resources at your own time and pace.

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Video Presented by Sandra Valdez-Lopez, Trauma Informed Specialist and Somatics Facilitator

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