Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman's Journey presents a complimentary webcast featuring Johns Hopkins experts who discuss current information regarding COVID-19. Following brief remarks, each speaker addresses questions from the audience.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Oscar Joseph Bienvenu, III., M.D., Ph.D Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic
SuicideKaren Swartz, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Myra S. Meyer Associate Professor in Mood Disorders Director, Mood Disorders Clinical and Educational Programs Director, Adolescent Depression Awareness Program
COVID-19: Coping with Stress and Social Isolation
Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Karen Swartz discusses COVID-19 stress and social isolation, and offers suggestions for good health.
COVID-19: A Child’s Perspective
Pediatrician Rachel Thornton reviews the vulnerability of children and symptoms of COVID-19 in children and adolescents and when parents should contact their doctor. In the second half of the webcast, pediatric psychiatrist, Hal Kronsberg, shares strategies to discuss COVID with children and adolescents and considers ways in which anxiety and stress may manifest in children.
Covid-19 Updates with Epidemiologist Lisa Maragakis
Epidemiologist and Senior Director of Infection Prevention at Johns Hopkins, Lisa Maragakis, offers updates on COVID-19, what we have learned about the virus, how it invades a patients lungs, short and long-term impact on other organs, the potential of new treatments and a vaccine, and the threat of return.
Self-Care During COVID-19 | Mindfulness & Meditation
Director of Mindfulness Programs at Johns Hopkins, psychologist Neda Gould unleashes the power of mindfulness and meditation to help participants manage stress, anxiety, and the challenges of uncertainty during this time, and leads a guided meditation for participants. FREE Daily Mindfulness Sessions with Dr. Neda Gould MindfulnessMindfulness meditation can be an excellent resource to manage stress and anxiety during uncertain times. Dr. Neda Gould, faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Mindfulness Program, will be leading daily meditations. Sessions will be 30 min in length and will include a variety of mindfulness meditation practices in a virtual format. Open the following zoom link at the scheduled times to join. Open the following zoom link at the scheduled times to join. Daily Meditations 12 PM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 AM on Tuesday and Thursday https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/747490420 Meeting ID: 747 490 420
COVID-19: Health Disparities
Endocrinologist and chief diversity officer Sherita Golden documents the number of elevated confirmed cases of COVID-19 among black and brown communities and explores the underlying social and historical issues placing underrepresented minorities at increased risk.