Coping with emotions during COVID-19
Before a global pandemic turned people’s lives upside down, managing a NET diagnosis was stressful. Now, the strain of juggling delayed or canceled appointments, isolation, and even worrying about exposure to COVID-19 is adding uncertainty, anxiety, and grief to people’s lives.
In this video interview, oncology social worker Kalen Fletcher, MSW, LICSW, MPH from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston joins Elyse Gellerman, NETRF Chief Executive Officer, to talk about managing mental health during COVID-19.
Watch as Kalen and Elyse talk about dealing with changes, treatment delays, and disruptions to cancer care. You’ll learn how to combat feelings of isolation, anxiety, or sadness with effective coping strategies.
- Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook by The Wellness Society
- COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide by the National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Mental Health and COVID-19 resource listing from Mental Health America
- UCLA Mindfulness app
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Toll-Free (English): 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Toll-Free (español): 1-888-628-9454
TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
Website (English): http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Website (español): http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/gethelp/spanish.aspx
Netrf.org terms and conditions: This information is not intended as and shall not be relied upon as medical advice. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation encourages all users to discuss any information found here with their oncologist, physician, and/or appropriate qualified health professional.
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