According to The New York Times, "at least 283 million people in at least 35 states, 79 counties, 28 cities, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are being urged to stay home" by state and local governments.
The stresses of confinement combined with concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and the deteriorating state of the U.S. economy present both a danger to mental health and an opportunity for spiritual growth. In this Facebook Live conversation, Influence magazine's executive editor, George P. Wood, talks with Dr. Jared Pingleton about how grow mentally fit during this worldwide crisis.
Dr. Pingleton is a licensed clinical psychologist, director of Mental Health and Ministry for the American Association of Christian Counselors, and an ordained Assemblies of God minister. He is consulting editor of The Care and Counsel Bible and editor of The Struggle Is Real: How to Care for Mental and Relational Needs in the Church.