Left, right, human: Preserving your post-election mental health

Emotions have run high this election season, but no matter your political views, you owe it to yourself and to those around you to better understand one another. So says Dr. Mark Patishnock, director of Student Counseling and Psychological Services.

Patishnock sat down with the Jagwire team recently to discuss post-election stress, anger and shame coming from both sides of the political spectrum and to tell us why, sometimes, asking the right questions is more important than trying to come up with the same answer.

For more information about SCAPS, visit augusta.edu/counseling.

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Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or ngarret1@augusta.edu.

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