Anxious about Coronavirus?
We’ve made our anxiety screen available for free to anyone who needs it. Follow the link below to assess your level of stress and be connected to resources.
Resources for How to Manage Reactions to COVID-19
Free Behavioral Health Support
Our behavioral health experts are offering businesses a free half hour of virtual support to help:
- educate employees on symptoms of depression, anxiety, etc;
- communicate the importance of behavioral health and related resources; and
- ease employee anxiety around using technology to work remotely.
Resources for Parents
With parents trying to juggle work, parenting, and the daily stress of life – health and safety have never been more important. Click below to download our experts’ advice for parents.
Teen Voices: Coping with the Pandemic
Hear from actual teens how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their lives – in both positive and negative ways.
Interrupted Grief: Modifying our Rituals
Grief can be compounded when we aren’t able to practice the rituals you would normally use to cope and celebrate the life of someone you lost.
Ambiguous Grief: Managing Emotional Losses During the Pandemic
Although we associate “grief” with the death of a person, during this pandemic we may find ourselves grieving for the things we have lost during these months of social distancing, like cancelation of big life events, loss of employment, or the “shattered assumptions” that the world is a safe place that we have some control over.
Safety, Predictability, and Control in Times of Crisis
In a time of crisis, like when dealing with the coronavirus, the tenants of safety, predictability, and control can help significantly in managing anxiety and stress. Learn more from MindWise expert Nanci Ginty Butler, LICSW.
Brain Fog and the Neuroscience Behind It: Cognitive Load Theory
Many of us have been feeling brain fog during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are ways to cope with that feeling, which begins when you understand cognitive load theory.
How to Manage Fear of the Coronavirus
With fear having the ability to turn into panic, it’s important to understand how to manage fear around COVID-19 appropriately. Watch this video for our expert tips.
How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus
It can be difficult to know how to talk to children about big, worrisome events, but here are some tips for how to approach the conversation.
Click below to access resources on Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control.
Click below to download an informational flyer from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak.