Social distancing is becoming the new norm in the days of COVID-19. While quarantining is proving to be challenging for many Americans, there may be additional social struggles faced by individuals with multiple sclerosis(MS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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Dr. Helen Genova (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Helen%20Genova)
Dr. Erica Weber (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Erica%20Weber)
Nicky Miller (https://kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/nicki%20miller)
Podcast Resource links….
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - https://www.nationalmssociety.org
Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) - https://bianj.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fmanaging-stress-anxiety.html
New Jersey Mental Health emotional support during COVID 19 - https://www.njmentalhealthcares.org
866-202-HELP (4357), 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm (EST)
Headspace.com (Mindfulness for your everyday life) - https://www.headspace.com/
Daily Calm | 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZToicYcHIOU
Jon Kabat Zinn Body Scan Meditation GUIDED MEDITATION - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4gZgnCy5ew
3/30 Livestream Meditations with Jon Kabat-Zinn - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcKGv06U_KU
Headspace - https://www.headspace.com/meditation/10-minute-meditation
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This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 remotely and was edited and produced by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation.
What is Traumatic Brain Injury Research?
After traumatic brain injury (TBI), life changes forever for individuals and families. Through research, we develop new ways to help individuals recover cognitive function and mobility, and equip families and caregivers with the long-term support they need to adjust to living with brain injury.