ABC 11 recently featured Kami Harris (MHS ‘17), an alumna of the Physician Assistant Studies program, in a mental health tool kit series as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Harris said self-care is important, especially during the pandemic. Harris recommended journaling, listening to music, and using meditation apps to take care of yourself during the pandemic. She also said it’s important for first-line responders to also take care of themselves.

“People on the frontlines need mental health support now more than ever,” Harris said. “The experience peoples are going through are normal. You are in the majority.”

Kami Harris, PA-C, was part of the inaugural class of the PA program. The division is one of seven housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the UNC School of Medicine