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Posted by: coronadosafe 10 months ago

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, many of us are experiencing a heightened amount of stress. Reach out for support before these common experiences become too overwhelming:  

  • Experiencing sadness or disappointment 

  • Fear of the unknown  

  • Feelings of loneliness and isolation 

  • Irritability and increased frustration amongst family members 

  • Inability to concentrate and difficulty carrying out normal tasks 

  • Obsessively monitoring coronavirus symptoms and related news 

  • Feeling panicked when you hear talk of the virus or difficulty with breathing 

  • Trouble with sleeping or staying asleep 

  • In children and teens, seeing more “acting out” behaviors 

Experiencing a global pandemic and physical distancing is a new and difficult experience for everyone. If you or someone you know could use a wellness check, Coronado SAFE, a local non-profit, provides connection and community through low-cost coaching and counseling. 

Due to the mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, SAFE's counseling services (teletherapy) now provides free brief wellness checks available to all community, particularly to those most vulnerable or at-risk of anxiety and depression. At the end of the check-in, appropriate resources and referrals will be made. SAFE can also help residents navigate other resources within the community and greater San Diego. Contact SAFE at or 619-478-4066. Visit for more resources and stay connected by liking us on Facebook.