COVID-19 and Mental Health Considerations Amid Reintegration to School
8.0 Developing Resiliency
“One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.”
Resiliency is the ability of adapting well to adversity, trauma, or a stressful event like COVID-19. Every person will experience tragedy, serious health problems, the death of a loved one, or other serious stressors. Those who adapt well during adversity or who are better able to weather stressful or traumatic events are those who are resilient.
The good news is that resiliency skills can be developed and nurtured at any age. Resilience involves thoughts and behaviors that can be learned and developed.
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