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Resources for Coping with COVID-19

If you are currently struggling with anxiety you are not alone. For most of us, the uncertainty of times like these can cause discomfort and concern about what happens next. The support and validation of knowing that you are not alone can help you manage the stress and worry that this causes. The following resources provide information about how to cope during these times, as well as where and how to get support.

 For Children and Adolescents

“Five Ways to Help Children Heal When Schools Reopen”

https://marymered.wordpress.com/2020/04/14/five-ways-to-help-children-heal-when-schools-reopen/

 “It’s OK to not be OK right now and to just do your best to get through this truly unprecedented time.”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2020/04/13/coronavirus-quarantine-why-you-dont-have-productive-right-now/2960296001/?fbclid=IwAR2bAU37kXk9wng2dCmeBTrXagkbk8HY0DbtQn7Qba0Vna5Urk00OqGsSjg

Talking to Children About COVID-19” 

https://www.aacap.org/App_Themes/AACAP/Docs/latest_news/2020/Coronavirus_COVID19__Children.pdf

 “With Senior Year in Disarray, Teens and Young Adults Feel Lost. Here’s How to Help”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/04/19/837077850/with-senior-year-in-disarray-teens-and-young-adults-feel-lost-heres-how-to-help?fbclid=IwAR1RAXCtzOCT1q1kMhhMCubwgftXK11FeJhKFusbEQmtDEBdSmWC-BvH5s0

 “Why It’s So Hard to Talk to Your Parents About the Coronavirus (and Vice Versa)”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-its-so-hard-to-talk-to-your-parents-about-the-coronavirus-and-vice-versa-11587236112

 For Adults

Coping With Anxiety Over COVID-19” 

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/14/815778378/coping-with-anxiety-over-covid-19

 “COVID-19: Managing Stress in this Anxious Time”

https://newpaltz.edu/media/idmh/covid-19/IDMH%20COVID19%20Community%20Stress%20Management%20Tip%20Sheet%202020%20Final.pdf

 “Curbing Overeating During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

https://www.betweensessions.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Curbing-Overeating-During-the-COVID-19-Pandemic_041920.pdf

 “Decreasing the Strain on Your Relationship During the Pandemic”

https://www.betweensessions.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Decreasing-the-Strain-on-Your-Relationship-During-the-Pandemic_ad_041820.pdf

Living with OCD During COVID-19

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/all-about-anxiety/202003/living-ocd-during-covid-19 –

 “Managing Stress and the Threat of COVID – 19”

https://www.health.state.mn.us/communities/ep/behavioral/stress_covid19.pdf

Wellness Guides from Emory

https://med.emory.edu/departments/psychiatry/covid/wellness_guides.html

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