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Coronavirus Affecting Mental Health Too

They say that this week, or maybe the next couple of weeks, could be the worst during the entire coronavirus pandemic. And while sheltering in place is messing with our lives both economically and physically, it’s affecting us mentally, too. Nevada County Director of Behavioral Health Phebe Bell says it’s easier said than done, but while you’re at home, try to take your mind off things for awhile, including the news…

Listen to Phebe Bell 1

You can take up a hobby, learn a foreign language, work on a jigsaw puzzle, or just pick up the phone and talk to a neighbor or relative. One message that Bell wants to make sure you understand, is that we are all going through the same thing…

Listen to Phebe Bell 2

That’s 265-5811. It’s staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It’s now been a month since Nevada County first declared an emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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