ADA Live! (Part 3 of 3): Protecting Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
1:00 PM EDT - 1:30 PM EDT


LISTEN at ; VIEW & READ interactive transcript and transcript file at


In this special episode of ADA Live!

The worldwide Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives in many ways. Now, more than ever, we need to know about resources and initiatives that support good mental health in these difficult times.

In this ADA Live! episode 79 (Part 3 of 3), learn about how the mental health of teenagers and adults may be affected during this extraordinary time, how to help them and ourselves maintain mental health, and the impact of physical isolation on our health. Keep in mind that we are in this together and help is always available.

Guest: Dr. Blake Jones, a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and a private therapist

RESOURCES: Check out the alerts, virtual events, and topical links in the
Coronavirus  (COVID-19) Resources from the Southeast ADA Center

FREE and no registration is required.

For this episode - available on Wednesday, April 15 at 1:00 pm ET:

  • LISTEN to the Podcast: 
    SoundCloud ADA Live! (audio) 
  • VIEW & READ: 
    Interactive Transcript* and Transcript file*
    — Captions (CC) are available by interactive transcript.  
    *Links available on April 15 at 1:00 pm [Eastern] on ADA Live! website.

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