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Local non profit organizations partner for digital shorts on mental health

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Posted at 4:24 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 17:24:22-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — Through the Justice and Health Collaborative, Beacon Community Connections and The Family Tree have partnered to bring the first in a series of short, informative videos on mental health issues related to COVID19 to Acadiana.

According to a release from Beacon Community Connections, the first Mental Health Digital Short focuses on trauma that many front-line workers may be experiencing.

The first short is titled "Talking About Trauma for Front Line Workers: A Mental Health Short," features Dr. Holly Howat, executive director of Beacon Community Connections, and provides information on signs and symptoms as well as community resources.

You can watch the digital short by clicking here.

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