Participant 081 Community Conversations Interview



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Trenton, N.J.: New Jersey State Library



In this interview, Participant 81 shares that their life has become much busier as a result of COVID-19 as the caretaker of their parents. The participant shares that it was difficult not being able to see their support group, despite the effects of social isolation on mental health. The participant shares that years of being in the army has helped them perservere and push through challenges, and that their faith has helped them remain calm. They express that the pandemic has brought families and neighbors together, and shown people to have more compassion.


Camden Co. (N.J.), New Jersey, COVID-19 Pandemic, Positive Outlook, Access to Care, Religion or Spirituality, COVID-19 Health Behaviors, Relationships, Social and Economic Factors, Resilience, Social Re-Connect, Frustrations with Lack of Adherence, Self-Care Strategies, Quality of Care, View of the Federal Government's Response (in 2020), Social Disconnect - Social Isolation and Loneliness, Veterans, Clinical Care, Unpredictability, Negative Mental Health Outcomes