July 2020

 

DABDA: the five stages of grief

Posted by Michael Dale Kimmel in Columns

“You know the five stages of grief — denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance?” asked Dr. Emily Landon, a coronavirus expert at the University of Chicago medical school. “I think the American people are in all five of them.” (as quoted in The New York Times,…

Your Mental Health

Posted by Michael Dale Kimmel in lgbt

With COVID-19 spikes, quarantining, telecommuting, home schooling, unemployment, Trump’s latest stupidity, local businesses forced to shut down and an ever-present sense of doom, your mental health is more important than ever. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 45% of adults say…