WENCY LEUNG HEALTH REPORTER
At a time when supermarket shelves are looking bare and authorities are shutting down schools and borders, Canadians may find it challenging to remain calm.
What can you do to manage your anxiety and maintain your mental health during a pandemic? We asked experts for their advice:
IT’S OKAY TO BE WORRIED
Anxiety is a normal response to the current situation, says Tina Montreuil, assistant professor in the department of educational and counselling psychology at McGill University. And some of us may have a harder time coping than others, she says, since our usual freedoms and a lot of the control we typically have are restricted as schools, gyms, bars and workplaces close.
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