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Coronavirus Pandemic: Mental Health and Coping town hall [Video]

NEW YORK (WABC) — As we continue the important discussion during this Mental Health Awareness Month, Eyewitness News hosted a town hall on anxiety over the reopening of the Tri-State area.

We discussed the warning signs of mental health problems and what we can do about it.

The town hall also featured experts who talked about the importance of mental health and anxiety over the reopening.

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Meet the panelists:

-Dr. Shereef Elnahal, President and CEO of Newark University hospital and former NJ Health Commissioner-Dr. Timothy Brennan, psychiatry at Mount Sinai-Avital Falk, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents and young adults suffering from anxiety and mood disorders-Joo Han, Deputy Director of the Asian American Federation and has headed up their mental health efforts for many years- Dr. Ritesha Krishnappa, Associate Director in the Department of Psychiatry at Health + Hospitals, Elmhurst.

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From Australia man recording No air, no leaving the room for 338 hours, second time in my 11 days here someone has totally smashed up there room, babies crying. You go crazy being all alone. Is this really necessary. I myself had 9 negative tests before being denied to quarantine at home and I am vaccinated. Why ? What is the price of Victorians mental health ? does any one actually care ? This guy is threatened to be gassed by authorities if he doesn't calm down. Posted By Persist