COVID and Mental Health: A Tale of Two Cities
Dr. Beach and Ian Twinn, PR Consultant, catch up to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted him from a mental health perspective. From a fast-paced lifestyle before the pandemic to living in a 7-week lockdown, alone in a small apartment in NYC, he describes the palpable therapeutic effects of visiting Dr. Beach in California where, for the first time, he truly realized just how isolated, lonely, depressed, and out-of-control he was feeling. Travel with him through his evolution towards a healthier daily routine, including how he optimized social media for his own therapeutic benefit. Ian shares real-life practical strategies and concrete advice to help those who are similarly struggling or at risk. Put on your Sunday Clothes - you don't want to miss this inspiring and educational "tale of two cities." A change is as good as a rest!
CDC on Mental Health: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html