Mental Health

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Israel Trauma Coalition
Israel Trauma Coalition


Staying in isolation out of fear of contracting COVID-19, waiting for the test result, and the diagnosis
itself naturally brings tremendous stress. Uncertainty, coupled with fear for the future, can result from
being separated from your loved ones.
All of this can come with a variety of emotions: Fear, sadness, vulnerability, insecurity, helplessness,
shame and anxiety about what’s coming next. These emotional reactions to the disease are both
expected and natural. Being in isolation alone or with your family can magnify these reactions so we
need to find ways to protect ourselves, maintain continuity and especially, to find ways to stay