How To Counteract The Effects Of Loneliness During COVID-19

A licensed therapist and an expert on aging share some possible steps to prevent social isolation from harming our mental health.

Virus Outbreak Mental Health Access
Even before the pandemic, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people with insurance. Now experts say COVID-19 is making the situation worse. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Virus Outbreak Mental Health Access
Even before the pandemic, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people with insurance. Now experts say COVID-19 is making the situation worse. ASSOCIATED PRESS

How To Counteract The Effects Of Loneliness During COVID-19

A licensed therapist and an expert on aging share some possible steps to prevent social isolation from harming our mental health.

Illinois residents are being advised to stay home as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread.

Reset brings on a licensed therapist and an expert on aging to share some guidance on how to better survive social isolation and promote mental well-being while social distancing.

GUESTS: Dr. Inger Burnett-Zeigler, licensed clinical psychologist; associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine

Lisa Cini, aging expert; author of BOOM: The Baby Boomers Guide to Leveraging Technology, so that you can Preserve Your Independent Lifestyle & Thrive