Stigma Free: Shifting Out of Pandemic Survival Mode

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Shifting Out of Pandemic Survival Mode and Making Space for Healing into a Full Life

Join Atlantic Health System for this three-part series to address the process of understanding what we have all been through during the pandemic, learn new language for what to call what we are experiencing now and discuss techniques to create space for healing forward into new life.

Part One – Understanding Our Stress Response to COVID-19
Thursday, June 10, 7:00pm

COVID-19 has significantly affected everyone in our communities. As we emerge from this pandemic and begin to shift from surviving toward healing, many of us are thinking “What do I call what I am going through?” Peter Bolo, MD, interim medical director, Atlantic Behavioral Health, and Beth Schulaka, LCSW, will address the brain’s response to stress and trauma, the impact of “surviving” chronic stress, and identifying post-traumatic stress disorder.

Part Two – What Does Healing Look Like?
Monday, June 14, 7:00pm

As we begin to heal from the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask ourselves what does healing look like? Some are healing from long-term COVID-19 symptoms, some are healing from loss and fear. We are all looking to heal and move forward. Sharon Kelly, LCSW, will address the healing process at home, at work, in our communities, and with loved ones and coworkers.

Part Three – Building Spiritual Resiliency
Tuesday, June 22, 7:00pm

Healing from the past year of COVID-19 includes our physical and mental health. It also includes our spiritual well-being. Taking a broad and inclusive approach to spirituality, Rev. Amy Seat will address the spiritual healing process and guide you through steps you can take to build your spiritual resiliency.


Microsoft Teams Meeting Presentation

Pre-registration is required. Visit or call 1-800-247-9580 to register.


  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Monday, June 14, 2021 | 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM