Webinar: A Breath of Fresh Air – Guidance for Relieving Stress

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We’re living in an unprecedented and uncertain time where our health is in danger and our opportunities for social and recreational activities are limited. The Corona virus has increased the daily stress we encounter, which exacerbates physical and mental health symptoms we may have already experienced before this pandemic.

 

Webinar:
A Breath of Fresh Air – Guidance for Relieving Stress

About the webinar:

We’re living in an unprecedented and uncertain time where our health is in danger and our opportunities for social and recreational activities are limited. The Corona virus has increased the daily stress we encounter, which exacerbates physical and mental health symptoms we may have already experienced before this pandemic. Learn about the long-term effects of stress on your physical and mental health and discover strategies for relieving stress.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How the body responds to stress
  • How chronic stress affects various body systems
  • The long-term effects of stress
  • How to evaluate your stress
  • Ways to relieve your stress

Speaker:

Debi Davis is a person with lived experience and a long time mental health advocate. She volunteered with Riverside County Patients’ Rights office for ten years. Ms. Davis created a client advocacy group called WE C.A.N. (Client Advocacy Now.) The group developed and presented skits dealing with mental health stigma throughout California.

In 1997, she graduated summa cum laude from UC Riverside with a BA degree, and in 2001 received a Master’s degree in Social Work from California State University, San Bernardino.

For the last 12 years, she has worked in the Peer Self-Advocacy program of Disability Rights California as a Peer Self-Advocacy Trainer. She facilitates self-advocacy groups at in-patient and crisis residential mental health facilities.   

Recording of Webinar

Webinar Materials

Guidance for Relieving Stress - Presentation (pdf)
Guidance for Relieving Stress - Presentation - Accessible Version (pdf)
Guidance for Relieving Stress - Presentation - Accessible Version (rtf)