World Mental Health Day 2020
This year’s World Mental Health Day comes at a time when we need it most. Our lives have changed significantly as a result of COVID-19. The past months have brought many challenges for everyone around the world, especially for people with mental health conditions that are experiencing and coping with the outcomes of this pandemic. Just as it has been extremely important to take care of our physical health, so we can perform the serious task of being a security professional, it is equally important to focus on our mental health.
With the current state in our nation between the continued fear of COVID-19 and now civil unrest, this can take a serious toll on our mental health. The need for social distancing, stay-at-home mandates, and limits to social gatherings can lead to feelings of isolation, depression, and added stress. Instead of allowing this feeling of isolation to add stress to your life, try to focus on things that can lead to positive experiences in your life.
Try a new hobby, reading, writing, meditation, exercise, etc; this is a great time to start something new and any of these
suggestions can be great stress relievers and help improve your mental health. However, if you feel the need to speak with someone professionally for a little help, FCS offers two services to our employees at no cost.