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Raising Awareness About PTSD

June is PTSD Awareness Month, which offers a great opportunity to become educated about post-traumatic stress disorder, its symptoms and treatments.

Surviving the Calm: What to Do with COVID-19 on the Retreat

As COVID-19 cases are decreasing and many are getting vaccinated, some of us still have some anxiety about getting back to normal. Here are a few tips for safely emerging back into the world, along with reminders to respect everyone's choices.

Summer Camp Safety in the COVID-19 era

Considering summer camp for you children this year? Make sure the camp you choose follows the newest safety guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. These tips can help.

Employee Inspiration During COVID-19: Short Stories

The next part of our employee inspiration series continues, featuring shared short stories and anecdotes about how UF Health Jacksonville employees are feeling during the pandemic and what keeps them inspired and resilient.

Social Media Overload: Focusing on the Positive

There was a time where I would log on to my Facebook account, read about three or four of the latest posts from my online friends, and find myself angrily shutting down my computer. It wasn’t just that these posts didn’t jive with my own personal beliefs about the way…

Navigating the New Normal

MANAGING ANXIETY, FEAR AND LONELINESS IN A COVID-19 WORLD Just six months ago, news about coronavirus was mostly just an afterthought as Americans looked on warily from our doorsteps…

Understanding the Stages of Grief

In this era of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all are too familiar with the term “grief.” Grief is the natural reaction to a loss which could be due to a…

Grief in the Current Era of the Pandemic

The term “grief” is typically associated with reflecting about someone’s death or a loss from a death. More than 2,800,000 deaths occur annually in the USA, and 5% to 9% of the population sustains the loss of a close family member each year, according to data from 2017. Unfortunately,…