Being a sensitive person and an author, social distancing and self-isolation feel familiar to me. There isn’t much adjustment as I already live a contemplative life, spending long hours in solitude. However, even for someone like myself who enjoys home alone time there is a huge difference between choosing solitude and having it imposed upon you.
Mental & Emotional Health
Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since 1949 and was created by the Mental Health America organization.
If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself or others call 911. You can also contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text MHFA to 741741 to talk to a Crisis Text Line counselor.
Do you want to make 2020 the year where you learn how to thrive? If so, attending drama therapy could be the best way for you to heal and grow. Whether you’re struggling with grief, mental health issues, sobriety, or more, drama therapy can give you the opportunity to channel your negative emotions and express yourself in a safe, welcoming environment.