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Responding to Grief, Loss, and Depression: Aftereffects of the Pandemic

May 11, 2021 12:00pm – 1:00pm



The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on daily life. Furthermore, it has resulted in immeasurable loss. As a result, many are experiencing a sense of grief and sadness. The following presentation is designed to discuss the various forms of loss resulting from the pandemic, symptoms of depression, and ways of coping.


Dr. Veronica Hardy is a Professor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, licensed clinical social worker, and author. She holds a doctorate in counselor education and supervision and a master’s degree in social work. As a clinical professional, she has provided counseling to persons ranging from children to adults on life experiences including anxiety, depression, and daily life transitions. Throughout her career, she has sought to communicate about the importance of mental health and through public speaking events, as well as through her writings. She has multiple book publications including The Process of Grief: The Underrated Form of Self-Care and Becoming Un-Tangled: Eight Simple Strategies for Cleaning Up Your Life, Mind, and Habits.


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