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Overview

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing everyday life for us all.  For many, this means adapting to unexpected changes in our daily routines, such as school, work, social or family life, and for others, it can be even more challenging when it involves having to let go of an important event, dealing with financial pressures or facing the loss of a loved one.  Adjusting to these new realities and the uncertainties of the future, can bring about strong emotions in both adults and children that can feel overwhelming at times. Nearly half of adults today in the United States, are experiencing increased distress. Taking care of your mental health – as well your physical health – is an important aspect in maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. 

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Look After Your Mental Health

Things You Can Do

You may be feeling anxious, stressed, worried, or sad.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to maintain your mental health and to avoid harmful coping behaviors such as using substances. Healthy ways include practicing self-care, staying connected, and reaching out for help when you need support.

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COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Healthy Ways of Coping with Stress​

During times of change and uncertainty it is even more important to incorporate self-care and structure into your schedule. And while your typical self-care routine may no longer be available, there are ways to stay healthy and remain connected. Every day take a moment (or more) to take care of yourself. Here is a list of resources to help practice wellness while physical distancing: 

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