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The Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19 and Physical Distancing

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, May 27
12 p.m.
Join the session on May 27

Moderated by alumna and adjunct professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dina Stonberg, CPH ’98, with panelists:

  • Mark Salzer, professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Temple University and psychologist. Dr. Salzer is the principal investigator and director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Gretchen Snethen, assistant director for the Collaborative and an associate professor in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research focuses on using community-based recreation and transportation to increase community participation.
  • Bryan McCormick, professor in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.  His research focuses on the role of everyday social and community functioning in health and well-being for adults with serious mental illnesses. His work with the Collaborative focuses on the interrelationships of body functions, activities and community participation.

Topics include:

  • Vulnerability factors, prevention and early intervention
  • Keeping connected while staying apart—strategies for remote community participation
  • Resources and risk reduction
  • Ways to mitigate the negative impact of COVID, physical distancing, and the economic changes on mental health as we move forward


May 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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