Coronavirus has changed many people’s financial circumstances quickly. A loss of income can put your services, or even your home in jeopardy, but companies are working with customers right now to help ensure their well-being. Here we offer a few steps you can take if your income has decreased suddenly.
Special guest post written by Alexander E. Chan., Ph.D., LMFT ; State Specialist – Mental & Behavioral Health; University of Maryland Extension. Since the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting quarantines began, social scientists have jump started the coping process by labeling an experience we are all facing: grief.
With stress and isolation affecting many of us, our mental health can be impacted. *Special guest post by FCS Extension intern River Philbert, Class of 2020, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.
While many are still working, others are laid off or furloughed. Even if you are still working, you may experience fluctuations in your income or even unexpected bills.
Welcome to the COVID-19 surprise school-at-home event. The challenges are many, but not insurmountable.
Resources from the World Health Organization on dealing with the stress of COVID-19
Stress is often the result of uncertainty. Because stress alone can make us sick or more susceptible to disease, it is important to take steps to reduce uncertainty by staying informed and planning ahead when possible.
Is it harder for you to get out of bed on winter mornings when the temperature is low and it’s darker outside? You’re not alone.
The opioid epidemic has become a serious and deadly problem in the United States. Know the addiction risks of taking opioids, and be cautious of taking medications, using them as prescribed by your doctor.
Preparing financially for loss will not diminish sorrow, but it can reduce the stress and fear of suddenly becoming the sole financial decision maker.