Mental Health and Addiction Ministry

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  • Jenn Smith
  • Barbara Maurer
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  • Craig Yannessa
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Trinity Presbyterian Church Mental Health and Addiction Support Ministry exists to provide education with a focus on prevention, early intervention, referral assistance and to support recovery in a confidential, accepting and healing environment.
Done With Crying

Managing Mental Health During Covid-19: Disruptions in your life and the steady stream of pandemic news can cause stress, anxiety, anger and other negative emotions.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has a host of recommended ways people can support themselves during social distancing, quarantine and isolation:
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Family Estrangement

Family estrangement (or, simply, estrangement) is the loss of a previously existing relationship between family members, through physical and/or emotional distancing, often to the extent that there is little or no communication between the individuals involved for a prolonged period.


Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Less often, SAD causes depression in the spring or early summer.


Coronavirus anxiety?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus that causes COVID-19 is often spread when someone is in close contact with a person who sick, through droplets caused by a sneeze or cough. Here are some ways you can prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Respect social distancing by remaining 6 feet away from people
  • Stay home when possible.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  • Avoid contact with sick people.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

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