6 strategies to protect your mental health during the 2020 election

Roxane Silver is a professor of psychological science at UC Irvine who studies collective trauma. Silver describes 2020 as a “slow-moving disaster” — an incomparable event that’s uniquely challenging. “We don’t know how bad things are going to get, and we don’t know how long things are gonna last,” Silver tells Inverse. “I think that the ambiguity is, in some ways, more stressful than the actual outcome might be.”