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Collected Item: “Comic relief”

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Comic relief

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We all need some comic relief from time to time when the stress of Covid becomes too much. Social distancing and quarantine measures, while necessary to slow down the spread of the virus, has nevertheless affected those who crave human closeness and interaction. Those who suffer from social anxiety must now balance health and emotional/mental health needs in new and creative ways.

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#Covidanxiety, #covidandmental health

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social media user

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