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Canadian Security: Maintaining mental health at home and on the frontline

From essential workers on the frontline to the self-isolated at home, many are coping with new challenges

April 29, 2020  Alanna Fairey

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Human contact is a basic need, making self-isolation during the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a mental health challenge for many.

The ongoing self-isolation and quarantine protocols can result in an individual feeling anxious, stressed and depressed, due to a disruption in their everyday routine and uncertainty of when the pandemic will end.

For first responders, frontline workers and security personnel who are working in the thick of the pandemic, they are faced with fatigue, burnout, and stress.

Read more from Alanna Fairey at Canadian Security magazine, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications, about how essential workers on the frontline and those self-isolated at home are coping with COVID-19.