How to Recover from Psychological Aftershocks of Lockdown

by Bryan Robinson. Forbes, 05/01/2020.

Written in May of 2020, this article describes the long-term and downstream negative effects of isolation because of the pandemic.


short article backed with studies; list of mental health organizations

Best For

anyone focusing on wellness and mental health



Suggested Uses

  • Share with your congregation's leadership to raise awareness of impending mental health issues.
  • Circulate to all members of your congregation in order to help them understand long-lasting effects of isolation.

About the Contributor

Matt Burke

Matt Burke is the director of the Northeast Center for Congregations in Fort Wayne and serves as the Center’s Education Director statewide. Matt has a background in classroom, digital and experiential education and most recently served as the associate director of Learning Science at Kaplan Test Prep. He is passionate about using education to develop deeper faith in congregational participants.

Matt earned a B.A. in Religion from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and his two sons, Silas and Levi. Matt also loves storytelling in films, books and music and finding the intersections of faith and popular culture.

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