Holiday Blues Could Be Worsened by Ongoing Pandemic
and Last into the New Year
December 21, 2021
While the holiday season is a joyful time for many people, especially for those who are able to reunite with friends and family after long separations due to the pandemic, this is unfortunately not the case for many other individuals.
The blues can occur not only during the holidays, but also before and afterwards.
“Self-care is critical at all times and may be more difficult to focus on during the holiday season, which is often emotionally trying and stressful,” said Debra L. Wentz, PhD, President and CEO of the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA).
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- New Jersey's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (Prepared by the New Jersey Department of Health)
- New Jersey Department of Health's COVID-19 Vaccination Resources and Weekly Newsletter Vax Matters
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccine Resources
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