During this challenging time, feeling disconnected from social life can get overwhelming and may lead to feelings of isolation. If you are experiencing effects from hunkering down and feel overwhelmed, try to connect with your friends and loved ones through technology. Give them a call or FaceTime, talk through text via social media and other forms of communication. Following are some resources that can help you keep in touch with your friends and loved ones until we can once again be more social.
Zoom is an easy-to-use video chat program that allows users to create an account for free and chat with other Zoom users online or through their app. It also allows users to chat, share their screens and record their chats/meetings for later review. It can be used for one-on-one conversations or group communication, which is a helpful way to stay in touch with the whole family or groups of friends!
- Click here to learn more and watch video tutorials on how to use Zoom.
FaceTime is a user-friendly feature on for Apple products users. It includes the option for one-on-one video calls or Group FaceTime. This program is only available on Apple products.
Google Duo is an easy-to-use video chat app that’s available on both Android and iOS devices. It includes the option for one-on-one video calls or group calls with up to 12 people.
If you are experiencing effects from isolation or feel overwhelmed, Cancer Services is here to help. You can call us at (225) 927-2273 to talk to a support staff member. You can also read our blog about healthy and easy ways to deal with anxiety.