Be careful to not fully isolate yourself because of COVID-19 anxiety

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Anxiety and depression are both very real and some are experiencing both right now because COVID-19 is forcing everyone to spend more hours at home.

Mai Ferrell, licensed clinical social worker with TrustPoint Hospital in Murfreesboro, said that social distancing is not the same as social isolation.

During this time of worry, it is important to reach out to friends and family via phone or text to find out how they are doing. This is especially true for the elderly and those who have pre-existing medical conditions who are isolating themselves out of fear.


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