Living in and Beyond COVID 19: the Normal Psychosocial and Physical Responses to a Pandemic

When you are thrown into a crisis or exposed to it through what you hear and see from others directly involved, it doesn’t matter if it is a natural disaster, a war, violent demonstrations or a pandemic, your mind has a natural/normal response that is meant to protect you. However, sometimes that response makes you feel like you are not “yourself”.

This document shares some common and normal reactions that you may be feeling right now, the reasons why you have these feelings, and some ways you can cope with them and with the difficulties of this time.

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LIDÈ Foundation


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)