Maryland Department of Health
Covid CONNECT Webinar Series
Join us every other Thursday for the Covid CONNECT Webinar Series. Developed in partnership with NAMI Maryland and other stakeholders, these presentations include speakers who cover topics on mental health, wellness and recovery. These webinars are curated specifically for Marylanders who have been impacted by COVID-19. Registration is required.
Webinars take place every other Thursday at 5 p.m.
Trauma and Mental Health Impacts on Youth During These Difficult Times
Presenter: Gloria Seo
Summary: This presentation will provide general information about trauma, as well as symptoms in children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. There will be a brief review on appropriate evidence-based trauma-informed interventions, to reduce symptoms and behaviors related to trauma. The impacts of COVID-19 and current events on trauma treatment will also be discussed.
Resilience and Wellbeing Presentation
Presenter: Catherine Gray
Summary: This presentation helps us look at what resilience is, how we can build resilience skills in ourselves, and how we can foster resilience in others. Resilience is the strength, skills and resources to help us thrive. These skills can be developed and enhanced throughout our lives.
What we know and what we should be prepared for
Presenter: Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos and Dr. Dan Hale
Summary: We will review the SARS-CoV-2 virus that has resulted in COVID-19 and a pandemic, while recognizing how stigma and judgment evolved and has impacted disproportionately certain populations.
Achieving Mental Wellness through Self-care Skills: COVID-19 and beyond
Presenter: Chelsea Hyman
Summary: We will be discussing different types of self-care techniques, how to develop your own self-care plan, and how to incorporate it into your daily schedule.