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Look after your Mental Health during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is causing anxiety, worry and stress for people across the globe. These are exceptional times, but we are a resilient society with the strength and capacity to cope with troublesome situations. There are positive, proactive steps…

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Preventing transmission COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 11, 2020

To protect yourself against COVID-19, clean your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand rub/sanitizer. If you have washed your hands, dry them thoroughly by using paper towels. If there are no paper towels…

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Social Distancing during COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | May 4, 2020

Social distancing means reducing the number of close social and physical contacts we have with one another. Combining social distancing with good personal hygiene slows the spread of a pandemic. This helps protect the most vulnerable members of the community…

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Protecting against COVID-19

By Family Kickstart Georgia | April 27, 2020

In our country, the people most at risk of getting COVID-19 corona virus infections are those who have: recently returned from overseas been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 Based on what we know so…

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Corona Virus disease (COVID-19)

By Family Kickstart Georgia | April 20, 2020

What is a pandemic? A pandemic is an epidemic that spreads on a global scale. Pandemics usually occur when a new infectious disease emerges that can spread rapidly around the world. The WHO declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic…

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Understanding the Mental Health

By Family Kickstart Georgia | February 10, 2020

Mental health is an expression we use every day, so it might surprise people that the term is frequently misunderstood. Mental health is often used as a substitute for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety conditions, schizophrenia, and others. But…

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Bipolar Disorder

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 20, 2020

Bipolar disorder is a condition where people experience extreme mood swings that interfere with everyday life. It was previously known as ‘manic depression’. The mood swings can range from extreme highs (mania) to extreme lows (depression). Episodes of mania and…

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Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

By Family Kickstart Georgia | January 13, 2020

Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Regular activity can improve your quality of…

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