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‘Why am I having such a hard time when I’m not sick with the virus?’

Aliyah Mosby is silhouetted against the sunset as she walks at the Liberty Memorial Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. Mosby was taking advantage of warm weather on the first day of spring to get some fresh air as most of the community isolates to limit the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Social isolation and loneliness. Drastic changes to lifestyles. Uncertainty for the future. Financial pressures. Complicated relationships. How can parents help their kids?

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed all of these concerns. In many cases, people have felt as though they’ve been left to deal with the consequences entirely on their own.

Except …

“We have to remember that we’re not alone,” says Alisa Lincoln, a professor of sociology and health sciences at Northeastern. “There are many ways to stay socially connected.”

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