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To all seniors graduating during the coronavirus outbreak

If you’re a senior in high school or college and are struggling with how the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is impacting your senior year, I have a message for you.

Timestamps:
1:07 – Be upset about coronavirus
2:06 – Tolerate uncertainty
4:08 – Grieve this loss
5:14 – Struggle strengthens bonds
5:44 – This doesn’t take away from everything you’ve done
6:21 – Learn from setbacks and failures

Learn more:
* JED Foundation’s COVID-19 Tips and Resources: https://www.jedfoundation.org/covid19-tips-and-resources/
* NPR: Graduation, Financial Aid, Admissions — For This Year’s College-Bound, The Future Is In Turmoil: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/22/818722786/graduation-financial-aid-admissions-for-this-years-college-bound-the-future-is-i
* American Psychological Association’s Stress in America Survey: https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/
* APA Help Center: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/
* How to learn from failure and setbacks: https://youtu.be/0fnbAw5RI-k
* Coronavirus (COVID-19) and mental health: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLItaCgXIQkHcMBJsfW2EY_nsbXc_osaLw

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If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should take one of the following actions:
– call 9-1-1 in the United States or your country’s emergency number: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of…
– call the Lifeline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) in the United States or a global crisis hotlines: http://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis…
– text START to 741-741 in the United States or visit http://chat.suicidepreventionlifeline…
– go to your nearest hospital emergency room

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