The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a world that will be forever changed and that is ever-challenging.
We at OC87 Recovery Diaries are wholeheartedly committed to providing you with personal stories and films related to the pandemic that may help provide you with inspiration and hope during this extremely difficult time.
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Third in a series of films that presents poetry for mental health wellbeing.
Khadija grew up with two hard-working, loving parents, it was later in life that she experienced the impact of her father’s depression.
Second in a series of films that presents poetry for mental health wellbeing.
First in series of films that present poetry for mental health wellbeing.
Bereft of meaningful activities during the pandemic, a recently retired psychiatrist explores his mental health decline and the difference between acedia and depression.
The national fatigue and anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic felt all too familiar to Jennifer, who is diagnosed with bipolar and has experienced mania.
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis discusses how art is his superpower, and has been his salvation during quarantine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiqZCEYjVG4 by Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis reflects on one of the positive aspects of quarantine: he is released from the pressures of social demands. Greyson...
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis discusses how he’s free from social interactions and pretending to be anything but himself during quarantine.
Artist and Educator Greyson “Haji P.” Davis creates a routine for maintaining his mental health during quarantine: drawing in a studio and on the street.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed truths about ourselves on a global level. Hear more from Therapist Winden Rowe about mental health and coronavirus.
Under normal circumstances, being a flight attendant with anxiety and OCD is challenging; with COVID-19, it was next to impossible.
Advice on how to make peace with yourself and build community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therapist Winden Rowe says that love is the answer.
COVID-19 has disrupted the myth of certainty in our lives, but therapist Winden Rowe shares that trauma can, in fact, heal.
VIDEO: Therapist Winden Rowe looks at the hopeful aspects of life after COVID-19, and how societal change may have to come from the grassroots level.
Need some hope during the #COVID-19 pandemic? Therapist Perri Shaw Borish (MSS, LCSW, BCD) has some suggestions for finding hope in the time of coronavirus.
Therapist Perri Shaw Borish (MSS, LCSW, BCD) details the sources of grief that many of us are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A herapist shows us how to calm the anxious feelings of not knowing what will happen next in the age of the coronavirus pandemic; anxiety and COVID-19.