As we develop new routines and practice social distancing, many families may be turning to screens more than ever for work, education, socialization and even childcare. Many parents are feeling conflicted as they balance their desire for their children to have limited screen time against the need to work remotely, adapt to online education and see friends and family by way of video chat.
Since our beginnings in 1946, we have weathered challenging times together. Through it all, we have remained a community of care and a steadfast resource for support for those who need it most.
Our deepest commitment has always been, and will always be, to our community.
When it became apparent that "social distancing" was the safest route toward the health and safety of those for whom we provide services and for our staff, as well as being a strategy that is in our control, we took action.
MHA Vice President of External Affairs Jenna Velez recently spoke with Ty Milburn of News 12 to discuss tips for managing anxiety in fears during challenging and uncertain times. Staying connected with the help of technology, maintaining routines and finding ways to be active can all promote emotional wellness.
As the new coronavirus outbreak continues to unfold, we understand that you might have some concerns regarding your health. We’ve put together some tips on how to stay healthy and take care of your emotional well-being, too.
Governments and global health experts are working hard to monitor the outbreak of the new coronavirus and are keeping communities informed of any updates. Here are a few tips on how to take preventative actions:
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mary Jo Bramson and Tracey Wilmot to its Board of Directors.