AHP Releases Wellness Guide to Overcome Isolation with Connection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

AHP's Human Potential Press today announced publication of an emotional wellness resource titled Wellness Guide to Overcoming Isolation During COVID-19: Being Connected, Staying Connected, and Choosing Connection. AHP adapted its evidence-based Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) publication series to help those who are struggling with isolation find ways to connect with themselves and others. The guide is available as a free digital download.

As rates of depression, stress, and other mental health issues rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, people are seeking ways to reduce feelings of fear, isolation and loneliness.

“Our mission focuses on helping organizations and individuals reach their full potential,” said Neal Shifman, President and CEO of AHP. “It is in the spirit of supporting full health and connection that we offer this new resource to all who might need it during this very difficult time. We encourage people to use it to overcome isolation and strengthen their connections, and we are happy to make it available to all who need it.”

The content helps readers discover ways to take action and create positive changes for themselves through self-exploration around maintaining emotional wellness and whole health. This resource also features:

  • Six sections, including “What Is Connection?,” “Connection Tools” and “Creating Structure.”
  • Ideas for first steps toward connection or reconnection.
  • Encouragement and personal examples that offer inspiration.
  • Space to write notes and ideas.

The “Wellness Guide to Overcoming Isolation During COVID-19” was developed in collaboration with the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery. It can be used individually, with friends or family members or with groups. As with all other WRAP materials, this guide is compatible with other health and wellness strategies, supports and treatment programs, including 12-step programs.

The guide is now available as a free digital download.

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