Mental Health during COVID-19

You are not alone in feeling stressed.

The mental health toll is very real. Each of us is touched by this pandemic to varying degrees, but we are all touched, and we are all in this together. Even though the stress is real, there is hope. We can get through this. We can take care of our mental health and be an advocate for others. Below are a few articles on how to cope and support mental health during this time. The healthier we are, the more we can help others.

Addiction Resources 

— Addiction Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

American Psychiatric Association

— Coronavirus and Mental Health:  Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Calm Moment

How to cope when the news makes you feel stressed and depressed

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

— Stress and Coping

— Stress and Coping – Healthy Eating Tips

— Reducing Stigma

Center for Workplace Mental Health

— Working Remotely During COVID-19

CNBC

— World Health Organization (WHO) gives advice on handling mental health toll from the coronavirus

Crosscut

 Social distancing is hard, especially for people living with addiction and mental illness

Forest Bluff School

— Talking to Children About the Uncertainties of Life: Updated for Coronavirus

National Institutes of Health

— Dealing with Stress, Anxiety, and Grief during COVID-19

Northwestern Medicine

— How to Manage “Headline Anxiety”

Rollingstone

— Coronavirus is wreaking  havoc on our mental health

Time

— Is it bad for you to read news constantly?

Today

— How to survive coronavirus anxiety: 8 tips from mental health experts

VICE

— How to Deal with Coronavirus if you have OCD or Anxiety