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Maryland Department of Health

CovidCONNECT

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

FEB

4

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

FEB

18

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

MAR

4

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

MAR

18

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.