The new collection includes free content to help people manage stress around the election, racial injustice and discrimination, and the pandemic
In support of World Mental Health Day on October 10th, leading digital mental health company, Happify Health, today announced the launch of the “2020 Survival Kit” available today at 2020.happify.com. This new collection offers free, tailored content designed to help people manage the stressful and challenging times being faced right now amid the upcoming U.S. Presidential election, racial inequities and discrimination, and overall stress and uncertainty around the pandemic. World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.
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Happify Health has released a “2020 Survival Kit” in support of World Mental Health Day featuring free content designed to help people with the specific challenges they may be going through right now, with tracks to help manage increased stress and worry around the upcoming U.S. Presidential election, racial discrimination and injustice, and the COVID-19 pandemic. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The 2020 Survival Kit features content developed to help people cope with the additional challenges they may be experiencing right now, and includes the following tracks:
Find More Peace in Election Season: Manage the negative effects of the stress and anxiety you’re feeling about the state of the country and the world, and nurture your own well-being through self-care, safe social connection, and meditation.
Cope with Racial Stress and Discrimination: From racial discrimination to health disparities, the mental toll on the Black community is enormous. This track provides strategies to reduce negative feelings, and promote pride, meaning, and joy.
Managing Stress in Uncertain Times: Uncertainty goes hand in hand with intense stress and anxiety. This track helps you cope with worry while finding meaning and moments of joy during COVID-19.
Conquer Negative Thoughts: When things are hard, negative thinking has a tendency to grab us and not let go. This track helps you fight back against those thoughts while building resilience.
Your Anxiety Antidote: Mindfulness Meditation: A mindfulness practice focused on reducing anxiety can help you cope with a chaotic world and recharge your resilience.
“Now more than ever, access to digital mental health tools like Happify is critical to helping people manage the rapidly increasing stress and worry they’re experiencing – whether resulting from the pandemic, the upcoming election, racial discrimination or a combination of it all,” said Tomer Ben-Kiki, Co-Founder and CEO at Happify Health. “In support of World Mental Health Day, we are especially committed to delivering accessible mental health resources, such as our free 2020 Survival Kit, to help people cope with specific challenges they may be experiencing during this difficult year.”
Mental health disorders have been compounded by stress around the upcoming U.S. Presidential election, racial injustice and COVID-19, scaling the problem into a global crisis, and increasing the demand for digital mental health tools that will deliver people the