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These are featured stories of how the Upper Delta and Mid-South is combating the Coronavirus as well as resources to help those impacted by the pandemic.

Crisis Counselor Kimberley Boyett discusses mental health after December tornados and the pandemic

Residents in Northeast Arkansas continue to recover after back-to-back crisis of a December tornado and the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. The threat of multiple crises at once can have put a toll on mental health.

Kimberley Boyett, the director of Crisis and Forensic Services for Mid-South Health Systems - an affiliate of Arisa Health, spoke to KASU's Brandon Tabor about mental health in the midst of a crisis and how to deal with it.

Boyett says Mid-South Health has Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services as well as emergency services. Their emergency line is 1-800-356-3035 and the number to their Jonesboro office is 870-972-4000.

Mid-South Health Systems has been a KASU financial supporter.

A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.