Stressed out? |

Stressed out?

Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

The American Red Cross offers free counseling. Call them at (415) 816-5903 or 856-1000 or stop by Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road.

Tips to handle stress related to the fire

• Maintain your eating and sleeping schedule.

• Pay close attention to your diet.

• Spend time with friends and family to avoid social isolation.

• Allow children to play with their friends.

• Volunteer to do something to help community efforts.

• Talk with others about your thoughts and feelings regarding the fire.

• Laugh. Laughter has been known to reduce stress and bolster the immune system.

Source: Carson-Tahoe Hospital Behavioral Health Services.