It’s normal for situations like Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to affect your mental health. Everyone will experience these events in their own way. It is completely natural to feel stress and concern during these times and so it is important to practice positive coping strategies.
More than simply “fine”. It happens every time we say hello. Someone asks us how we’re doing. It’s politeness. It’s a social convention. But are we really saying how we really feel?
Refer to OPH’s site for a listing of Mental Health Resources available to you. If you are in crisis, please contact the Mental Health Crisis Line (24 hours a day/7 days a week) at 613-722-6914 or if outside Ottawa toll-free at 1-866-996-0991.