Need an expert? COVID-19 and mental health: meditation

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020

A person meditating

During Mental Health Week, May 4-10, 2020, the University of Ottawa media relations team is highlighting experts whose research focuses on various aspects of mental health.

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

André Vellino (English and French)

Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts

Mindfulness meditation is one method that can help us face unprecedented situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic with equanimity and stability. Mindfulness meditation can help us cope with the fear, anxiety and stress that arise from these unprecedented events.

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