Dr. Tamar Rodney of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing discusses managing stress in isolation and mental health concerns in a new video series helping families during COVID-19. She answers:

  • How can you help family members who are feeling sadness or anxiety during COVID-19?

  • How can you handle stress that comes with watching the news?

  • What are signs that someone might be having significant anxiety or depression?

  • How can family members provide comfort and support to a loved one who was already experiencing anxiety or depression before coronavirus?

  • How can people not be overwhelmed even when they are struggling financially or taking care of kids while working from home?

  • What community resources are available for people who are feeling distressed or anxious during this time? 

Dr. Tamar Rodney, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, CNE, is an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and a certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She is an expert in mental health, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder. 

View the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2zColMCwK4