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Dr Laura in the news

Younger Generation Warned to Help Stop The Spread Of Covid-19

How do we get younger people to take the warning seriously? “You can’t make it sink in. All you can do is share the information. If they’re not worried about themselves, maybe they’d be worried about their parents and grandparents,” said Dr. Laura Streyffeler, therapist. Streyfeller shared her success in connecting with young clients. “You don’t tell them what they need to know. You ask them what is it they’re afraid of, what are they thinking, what are they feeling, what do they want to know, what are their concerns.”

People turning to internet for human contact during coronavirus pandemic

How are you handling the social distancing? Thousands of Southwest Florida residents continue to hunker down and self-isolate from others. As bars and clubs close, it’s driving some people to the internet looking for human contact. Although Craigslist shut down its personal ads, we found dozens of people posting in 'missed connections' looking to make a connection. “People use sex as a way to relieve stress. It’s a way to connect,” said Dr. Laura Streyffeler. She was notified of one local singles site so overloaded with ads it was shutdown. “She [The Host] was very concerned about the spreading of the virus and the site almost crashed for the amount of people who were using it to hook up,” Streyffeler said. Dr. Streyffeler suggested replacing an unhealthy behavior with a healthy one, suggesting you read a book instead.

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