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Don’t let the pandemic winter get you down: 9 creative ways to socialize safely

NPR, Jan. 1, 2021 (Audio)

January 1, 2021

Don’t let the pandemic winter get you down: 9 creative ways to socialize safely

“Isolation and particularly quarantines and lockdowns have been associated with increases in distress, depression, anxiety,” says Dana Rose Garfin, a psychologist at the University of California, Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. … Garfin says one thing that could be meaningful right now is to help the people in your life get more comfortable using technology that makes keeping in touch easier.