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Self care and activities to try in the era of social distancing

It is important to prioritize self-care and keeping yourself busy with fun activities that can be done alone, during this time of social distancing. (photo courtesy of

Colin Bartley

March 30, 2020

With the COVID-19, or coronavirus, outbreak leading students into a period of mass quarantine and social isolation, it can be difficult to fill the time once held by work and school. So, now could be the perfect time to reconnect with yourself or maybe pick up a hobby. Sometimes the anxiety and cabin fever can be...

ARC hosts self-care fair for mental health week

Lend a Heart member Sandy McKaig talked with American River Student Brian Loclo during the UNITE Self-Care fair May 3. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Justina Sharp

May 3, 2016

American River College’s UNITE program hosted a self-care fair today as part of its Mental Health Week. “We developed it to encourage mental health in a fun way,” said Valencia Scott, a UNITE intern and ASB vice president. “We wanted to respond to student need.” The fair had booths wit...

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