As we all know, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is spreading across the world, it is causing not only physical damage but is affecting the mental health of all like fear and stress, all of which are normal reactions to the uncertain situation that everyone is facing in the present situation. Professional help from a Mental health professional helps one fight better and stronger. Counselors can help an individual learn more about the problems that they are facing and provide them with the techniques to solve those problems.
Some common symptoms of anxiety include: nervousness, restlessness, or being tense feelings of danger, panic, or dread rapid heart rate rapid breathing, or hyperventilation increased or heavy sweating trembling or muscle twitching weakness and lethargy difficulty focusing or thinking clearly about anything other than the thing you’re worried about insomnia, etc.
Signs of Depression may differ from person to person. Some of the symptoms are: Sad, empty, or anxious, Helpless, worthless, or guilty. One might feel bad about oneself or their life, or think a lot about losses or failures leading to Hopelessness. There is a possibility of a pessimistic belief system that nothing good will ever happen. There can be suicidal ideations along with Irritable mood.
All these mental health issues can be taken care of with the help of a Mental Health Professional; regular counseling sessions are beneficial.