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ASPPH Presents Webinar: Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis – Tips for Caring for You and Your Love Ones’ Wellbeing


The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children, as well as affect mental health.

In an effort to promote ways to cope with our current pandemic, join us as we answer your questions surrounding mental health, staying healthy, protecting your family and community, and most importantly, provide resources available for support. Coping with stress and focusing on mental health will make all of us stronger and more resilient during these challenging times.

  • Moderator

    Hala Madanat, PhD

    Director and Professor School of Public Health
    San Diego State University

  • Plenary Speakers

    Jennifer Rikard, Ph.D.

    Director of Counseling & Psychological Services
    San Diego State University

    Karen Lenyoun

    Training and Reporting Specialist
    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego

    Suzette Southfox

    Director of Education
    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego

  • Learning Outcomes

    This webinar will help participants:

    • Discuss ways to help others cope with the stress of the pandemic.
    • Identify resources and methods to help you cope with your emotions and mental health.

Contact Information

ASPPH 202-296-1099