Factsheet

How to Manage Return Anxiety as the Lockdown Lifts

2020

How to Manage Return Anxiety as the Lockdown Lifts

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This factsheet was developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

HERE’S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS FACTSHEET:

As the COVID-19 curve flattens and the country begins to re-open, many people are facing a new set of concerns, sometimes called return or re-entry anxiety. The sources for this anxiety include worry about a heightened risk of infection, new social expectations, and the adjustment of routines to new work realities.

Dr. Keith Dobson, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Calgary, shared some practical advice for people who may be experiencing stress or anxiety as they prepare to enter the post-lockdown world with the six tips outlined in this factsheet.

Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2020). How to Manage Return Anxiety as the Lockdown Lifts. Ottawa, ON: Author. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/covid19

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