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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.
Unsure where to start on how to keep your children safe from coronavirus? Learn about how to keep your kids healthy and help them cope with stress during the pandemic.
Worrying about your child’s health is normal as a parent, but how do you protect them with the added layer of concern of COVID-19? Learn strategies on how to maintain their wellbeing.
If your child is learning virtually this year or has a mix of in-person and virtual classroom learning, understand how to help keep them engaged.
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.
Losing a loved one is never easy. Loss during a pandemic can be even more difficult and overwhelming. Find guidance on how to grieve and to stay safe.
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.
Nourishing your body with good food and a balanced diet is especially important during uncertain times. Understand the basic tenets of a balanced diet and how to implement these easy principles.
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.
If you are caring for someone who is sick with coronavirus learn how to best protect yourself and others. Understand what to do if someone receives a positive diagnosis or is showing symptoms.
If you experienced symptoms of COVID-19 or tested positive, learn how to safely leave isolation and be around friends or loved ones after quarantine.
If you are sick or caring for someone who is ill, learn about what to do and the best steps to help protect you, your home, and others in your community.
Quarantine. Isolation. Physically Distancing. There’s a lot of new terminology being used during this global crisis. Understand the definitions and how to better interpret news and resources.
If you are experiencing the defining symptoms of COVID-19 or have a positive test, learn how to prevent spreading the illness, maintain a clean home, and monitor your symptoms.
Some people with disabilities might be at a higher risk of infection or severe illness due to underlying medical conditions. Understand if you or a loved one are at higher risk and how to stay safe.
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.
It’s not only important to understand how to keep yourself safe from contracting the virus, but also how you can protect your loved ones. Learn about key steps to take in order to minimize your risk.
People with COVID-19 can have a large range of symptoms. Whether mild or severe, learn what to look for to know if you or a loved one needs to seek further medical care.
Parenting a child at any age can be a challenge. Discover resources to develop a strong foundation for your child to help them grow, learn, and thrive.
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.
Without a good night’s rest your body can feel exhausted, which can also impact mood. Check out these tips on how to set yourself up for a successful night and restful sleep.
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.
There’s no right answer of how you should feel or what to feel right now. Everyone is experiencing a spectrum of emotions, but it’s important to learn how to process and understand them.
The pandemic has many feeling overwhelmed and anxious–from the unknown of the future to the constant stream of new updates. Read how to set boundaries to help minimize anxiety onset by coronavirus.
Before the pandemic we feared missing out on social plans and fun activities with friends and loved ones. Now, there seems to be a pressure to be doing even more.
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.
Check out this viral graphic from podcaster and journalist, Celina Canales that helps you navigate pandemic anxiety through three different “zones.”
Experts weigh in on coping strategies to deal with the various anxieties onset by COVID-19. You are not alone with your emotions.
More than Sad provides resources and tools to learn about recognizing depression in teens and ways to help those struggling with their mental health.
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.
Finding your footing in unpredictable environments isn’t easy. Read through some strategies on how to care for your mental health during these uncertain and challenging times.
If you or a loved one are self-harming or experiencing suicidal thoughts, discover how to start getting help.
Look no farther than this free app to help you implement strategies to address depression, anxiety, anger, and stress with tactics such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Indulging your creative bone helps keep your body and brain healthy. Not sure if you're artistic? You’ll never know if you don’t try.
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation is committed to changing the perception of mental illness in the African-American community by encouraging those who suffer to get the help they need.
Brené Brown unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human, from the bravest moments to the most brokenhearted.
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.
From signs to breathing techniques, there are many ways you can help your child minimize their anxiety onset during COVID-19.
Navigating your emotions during the pandemic is hard, but how do you help your kids? From physical distancing to a lack of schedule, it can be hard to know where to start.
Looking to find a digital provider for your child to help them deal with the pandemic? Understand how to navigate the world of telehealth for your child and their specific needs.
Digital school is new for everyone—don’t feel alone. Find ways to help make your child’s adjustment to remote schooling easier and less stressful for the whole family.
Need another activity aside binge-watching TV? Try these free coloring pages as an active meditation. They’re perfect whether quarantining alone or as an activity for the whole family.
Looking for a way to engage your kids before bed? Goodnight Zoom connects seniors with families to create a new kind of bedtime story experience.
Discover over hundreds of playlists for guided meditation to help you build a foundation of calm to address stress, anxiety, or sleeplessness.
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.
Having trouble sleeping? That’s not uncommon during today’s precarious times. Check out the CBT-i coach for actionable ways to help you work on getting a restful sleep to recharge your body and mind.
COVID coach is an app that helps you track, favorite, and discover resources that work for your journey to addressing mental health issues and self-care during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Discover a collection of apps with tools and information to equip you in managing PTSD-related symptoms and stress, learning to practice mindfulness and strengthening parenting skills.
Check in with how you are feeling and discover activities to help you manage. Whether it's sleeplessness, anxiety, anger, confusion, or any emotion in between, there are strategies to help you cope.
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.
Don’t feel alone in your experience as an Asian American struggling with mental health or wellness issues. Many others are struggling—and there are resources to help you learn to cope.
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.
Take a screening for COVID-19, learn more about the current status in your state, and what you can do to protect yourself. Look out for your community by knowing your status.
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.
Five financial advisors weigh in on the best approaches to handle your money and investments during the coronavirus outbreak. Learn about what approach might work for your situation.
It’s important to care for yourself just as much as you do those you’re assisting. Therapy can help you cope with anxiety, stress, or other emotions you are experiencing.
If you or a loved one are struggling with mental health challenges, abuse, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, there is help on the other side. Text a crisis counselor to obtain the support you need.
While the gym might be closed, exercising outdoors isn’t off limits. Check out these great ideas to get your body moving outside, while still staying safe.
Ethel’s club is a digital membership club for people of color to thrive. From digital workouts and wellness sessions, to opportunities to connect with other members, there’s something for everyone.
Find peace with Headspace—discover tools and resources to help you cope with your mental health during this pandemic. For any mind, mood, or goal, there’s support to guide you.
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.
Working from home is one challenge, but what about schooling from home? Discover basic steps you can follow to help the transition to learning at home for your children.
Everyone reacts to stressful and uncertain situations differently. It’s normal to have a variety of emotions—especially when in the midst of a global pandemic.
Take small steps for a big change. hiMoment breaks self-help books into manageable, bite-sized exercises to help work your way to accomplishing a larger goal.
If you have been experiencing and dealing with racism amid coronavirus, check out the advice from therapists to help you through these stressful times.
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.
Can’t keep your head above water? We get it and it’s ok to feel this way. Give yourself compassion during these uncertain times.
Meditation can be particularly helpful during challenging times. Walk through a beginners guide to learn how to develop your meditation practice.
When the present doesn’t feel peaceful–explore how spiritual practices or meditation can help ease feelings of anxiousness, reduce stress, and alleviate a panic attack.
While being at home with loved ones can give you that quality time you were missing, it could also open up emotional wounds. Mindful practices can help you heal.
Unsure of the date? Does time feel like an abstract concept? Same here. We don’t have typical environmental cues to help us shift from morning to evening or weekday to weekend.
NACCHO has created a tool to help you search for local health departments in your area.
Mental health struggles don’t discriminate by color, race, gender, or identity. However, breaking the stigma in communities or finding a provider who understands you can be challenging.
The National Alliance of Mental Illness has cultivated a comprehensive guide and resource list to help you cope during the COVID-19 crisis.
Depression can be common in older adults but it’s not a normal part of aging. Understand the signs, symptoms, and what to if you or a loved one are struggling with depression.
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.
Losing a spouse changes your world. Many emotions can arise as you mourn. Learn about the different ways to grieve in a healthy way.
You don’t need to define yourself as a creative to make art. Check out these simple projects to express yourself in a different medium.
From video meetings, family updates, to virtual learning, we’re finding ourselves in front of screens more than ever. So, how do you find balance and still feel connected to your community?
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.
Many of us are experiencing a form of grief. Whether it is the mourning of a loved one or our life pre-COVID-19, you might feel out of sorts. Know that you will not be in that place forever.
Talking to your children about the global crisis can be challenging. Where do you begin? What details do you provide? Check out this kid-friendly webzine to help answer your child's questions.
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.
Humans are naturally inclined to be social beings and have connections with others. In fact, it’s so essentially that prolonged periods of isolation can negatively impact overall wellbeing.
During uncertain and unpredictable times it can be easy to succumb to your fears. Here are some simple steps to help you relax and reshift your perspective
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.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Being distant from usual support systems can evoke emotions of anxiety, loneliness, or depression. But being physically distant from those you love doesn’t mean you can’t connect with them.
Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life, by practicing daily meditation and mindfulness.
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.
For less stress, increased happiness, or better sleep, ten percent provides you with the basics from experts to help you start your meditation practice.
Children reenact what they see in the world, which ultimately reflects in their play. During this global crisis playtime now includes COVID-19 talk.
If work-life balance was already a gray area, it’s even more so during the pandemic where the two totally blur into one another. However, it’s still important to differentiate to prevent burnout.
The Trevor project provides comprehensive resources for LGBTQ youth from crisis support for suicide prevention, coming out guides, and more.
Quarantine and physical distancing might feel like a drag at this point, but there are still great ideas on how to connect with your friends or loved ones. Check out how to make the best of this time.
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.
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
With this free and easy to use app you can learn the principles of meditation and spiritual guidance to help reduce anxiety, stress, and cope with other emotions you might be experiencing.
It can be hard and frustrating to find answers and information about coronavirus on the phone or in real time. Use this chatbot to get your answers about VA and coronavirus benefits and services.
Going to the gym during coronavirus might not be an option, but there are still ways you can break a sweat at home.
Sometimes listening to the voice in your head can be a bit too much. Take a pause and try a podcast to mix it up and learn something new.
If feeling particularly stressed due to coronavirus—you aren’t alone. Learn about steps you can take to help mitigate anxiety to help you and your family safe and well.
A free, and confidential support line service made up of volunteer psychiatrists to provide peer support for physician colleagues and American medical students as they navigate the COVID-19 epidemic.
Breathing Space is providing online yoga and meditation videos for a release of trauma or stress related emotions.
Ever wonder why so many who practice yoga and a balance and sense of Zen? Understand how yoga not only is great movement for your body, but has tremendous effects for emotional wellbeing.