The Corona virus pandemic has impacted and disrupted our way of life, it's forced most of us to find a “new normal.” What is your "new normal?" Is it financial, marital, social, or even medical? Bottom line, ongoing stress creates an increase in relational issues, depression, anxiety, which exacerbates alcoholism, substance use and even suicidal thoughts. Explore healthy coping skills to deal with your "new normal." Seek counseling. Although medical and economic issues have taken center stage, it may be the hidden wounds of ongoing stress that will linger long into the coming months and perhaps beyond. Depression and suicide, alcoholism and substance use, marital and family stress, domestic violence and more, have all seen dramatic increases as a result of the outbreak.