A new study says people who’ve had coronavirus may have a higher risk of being diagnosed with anxiety or depression.

WAAY 31 spoke with a mental health specialist on what people can do to stay healthy mentally.

One therapist told us to avoid feeling depressed or super anxious, there are small things you can do to protect your mental health during this pandemic.

You can call a friend or a family member, or just take the time to take care of yourself.

“This particular season that we’re in, we don’t know how long it’s going to last, but we need to just be able to move through it in a way that on the other side of it, we’re okay,” said Terra Barley.

Watch the feature here.