We've worked with physicians and mental health professionals to gather resources for helping people cope with the challenges of COVID-19. Our hope is that the habits we make now will last long after the pandemic ends.
If you’re an emergency responder it’s important to take time to care for yourself too. Addressing your wellbeing is key in order to feel well, stay sharp, and continue to provide excellent care to those in critical conditions.
Learn about the best practices to reduce stress and stay safe while running errands. Wearing a mask, washing your hands, or having a routine to use hand-sanitizer, are all great strategies to ease anxieties about being in public places.
Experiencing stress during this global crisis isn’t abnormal. However, not confronting your stress could be harmful–addressing your stress in a healthy way will make you and your circles of support stronger.
Share housing or live in an apartment setting? How do you keep yourself safe and physically distance yourself? Understand how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and control what you can in your environment to reduce stress.
The sun is shining and the temperatures are rising. It’s a great time to go exercise outside and care for your mind and body. Understand best practices to keep yourself safe when enjoying the outdoors.
Disinfecting wipes and bleach are hot commodities in order to help keep homes clean and free of coronavirus. Understand best practices to disinfect surfaces in your living spaces in order to stay safe and reduce stress.
Sometimes it’s important to understand what’s blocking you from physical activity before beginning any movement or fitness journey. Start with small and manageable steps and gradually increase your activity.
The evidence and research is all there—movement of any kind is not only beneficial to your body, but also your mind. Physical activity can help you reduce anxiety, sleep better, and improve your mood. Unsure how to be active while physical distancing? We’ve got you.
Finding solutions to managing your mental health during COVID-19 can feel like another added task. Lisa Damour, PhD, has broken down coping with stress, meltdowns, and anxiety into simple one pagers available in English and Spanish.
Research has told us that African Americans are at exponentially greater risk for health problems due to prolonged exposure to systemic racism, institutionalized discrimination, microaggressions, and chronic stress. Dr Alfiee Breland-Noble brings light to the topic in order to help create change.
Alice Tsu shares her perspective on how her experience as an Asian American has changed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Learn about microaggressions and how the Asian American community has experienced a troubling rise.
We all have a lot of emotions during the pandemic and you aren’t alone in feeling those. While there might not be just one label for how you're feeling, discover some approaches to navigate this uncertain time.
Being a parent is already a huge job—don’t feel alone in the added layer of helping your child deal with COVID-19. The Child Mind institute has a large range of resources for parents to help their children cope during the pandemic.
LatinX Therapy is a podcast and directory of therapists specializing in mental health issues for the LatinX community. Find a new perspective, a bilingual therapist, and other relatable mental health resources.
While we can control the uncertainty right now, there are ways to find positivity and calmness in our lives. The Quarantine Challenge sends regular emails with tips, tools, and fresh perspectives on how you can respond to the pandemic.
While feelings of loneliness or isolation are normal during this global crisis, you are not alone. Check out these great tips on how to find comfort and still feel connected to the world and loved ones.
Mindfulness has been shown to be effective for reducing stress, assisting with anxiety and depression, and coping more effectively with chronic pain. Learn practices to help you balance your overall well-being.
It might feel impossible to reduce anxiety during these unsettling times, however there are methods you can implement to help calm your nerves. Being in a constant state of anxiety isn’t healthy for your mind or body.
African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the rest of the general population. Discover a safe place to break the stigma and learn more about mental health.
The global crisis of COVID-19 has not only affected how we interact with one another, but greatly impacted sources of income and job security. Use these tips to help manage money stressors and the current state of the economy.
Feeling overwhelmed? Does your mind feel like it's on a carousel of worry you can’t get off? Calm provides you with guided meditation tracks to help you learn to quiet your thoughts and find a piece of mind.
While it is recommended, especially for at-risk populations, to isolate and social distance, it can be hard emotionally not seeing friends or loved ones. Understand how you can help ease isolation and still feel connected.
Don’t have a place where you feel you can be heard and understood? The Black Mental Health Alliance has a trusted forum for culturally-competent mental health programs and services for Black and marginalized communities.
Managing a full work-load and your family’s needs during the pandemic can be a lot. But cut yourself some slack—and take a breath. You aren’t experiencing this alone and there are resources to help you.
As more people are spending time at home and away from typical social activities, feelings of loneliness and social isolation can start to set in, negatively affecting overall well-being. Combat these by learning how to stay connected.
We are living in unpredictable times—from job security, financial worries, health concerns, or family wellbeing. It can be overwhelming to handle. Learn some key pointers from those who have been there.
Uncertainty feeds anxiety, and we certainly have more than enough to go around. It’s important to cope with your anxiety, not just get by, as high-levels of anxiety can increase stress and weaken immune-systems.
With constant media updates and growing worry about coronavirus, more people are having sleepless nights. But consistent tossing and turning can start to take a toll on your overall well-being if not addressed.
The pandemic has put millions of people out of work and placed many in the position of needing help they never imagined would be necessary. Find information about government benefits, free services, and financial strategies to get you through this crisis.
The Steve Fund is helping address the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color, including adolescents, college students, and young adults and their families. Find information and tips to help find grounding in the midst of the pandemic.
Boredom is all too real right now. While most activities we typically enjoy aren’t safe to engage in, there are other great ideas to fascinate your mind, keep your hands busy, or even learn something new.