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Online Resources

Resources Related to Coping with the Coronavirus Crisis:

Mental Health and Coping (amidst the coronavirus outbreak): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/coping.html

Caring for Your Mental Health Despite the Coronavirus:
https://www.mcleanhospital.org/news/caring-your-mental-health-despite-coronavirus

7 Science-based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety:
https://theconversation.com/7-science-based-strategies-to-cope-with-coronavirus-anxiety-133207

 

Resources For Helping Those You Care About:

Talking to children about coronavirus:
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

13 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with Anxiety: https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-remember-you-love-person-with-anxiety.html

4 Things to Not Say During a Panic Attack (and what you can do instead): https://www.verywellmind.com/what-not-to-say-to-someone-having-a-panic-attack-2584266

Tips for Talking with Survivors of Sexual Assault:
https://www.rainn.org/articles/tips-talking-survivors-sexual-assault

Some helpful apps related to emotional and psychological wellness:

For anxiety:
https://www.healthline.com/health/anxiety/top-iphone-android-apps#rootd

For mindfulness/meditation:
https://www.mindful.org/free-mindfulness-apps-worthy-of-your-attention/

For depression and mood:
https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/top-iphone-android-apps#youper

For sleep:
https://www.healthline.com/health/healthy-sleep/top-insomnia-iphone-android-apps#pzizz

For time management:
https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/time-management-apps

 

For Issues With Sleeping:

Sleep hygiene: https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/cci/mental%20health%20professionals/sleep/sleep%20-%20information%20sheets/sleep%20information%20sheet%20-%2004%20-%20sleep%20hygiene.pdf

7 Breathing Exercises for Better Sleep:
https://www.verywellmind.com/breathing-exercises-for-sleep-4589393

 

For General Relaxation and Self-Care:

Quick Relaxation to Relieve Stress:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVHOKq91Uh4

4 minute Body Scan Meditation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM3eYRODNbc

Headspace YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/user/Getsomeheadspace/videos

The Mindful Movement YouTube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu_mPlZbomAgNzfAUElRL7w/videos

21 Easy Ways to Practice Self Care:
https://www.collegemagazine.com/21-easy-ways-practice-self-care/

General Information on Various Mental Health and Health Related Topics

College Drinking, Changing the Culture

This website provides resources for parents, university presidents, community leaders, campus health administrators, media, high school guidance counselors, students, RAs, and peer educators to deal with university drinking.

NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association)

This website provides general information about Eating Disorders and body image concerns, referrals to treatment centers, doctors, therapists, support groups, educational curriculum, promotional items, videos, books, ways to help by volunteering, interning, and/or advocating.

NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)

This website run by the National Institute of Mental Health has a variety of information on many mental health topics.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

This site run by the NDVH also has links to a variety of web resources for women.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Provides education about severe brain disorders, and advocates for adequate health insurance, housing, rehabilitation, and jobs for people with serious psychiatric illnesses.

College Parents of America (CPA)

Helping parents prepare for and put their children through life at the University easily, economically and safely.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Offers addicts a way to live drug-free.

Alcohol Screening

Assess your own drinking by taking a brief confidential questionnaire. Also learn about alcohol and other health issues.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Contains reports articles on addictions. Also gives information on the latest research and advances in scientific research regarding addictions and drug abuse.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Educates patients, families, professionals and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illnesses as treatable medical diseases; fosters self-help for patients and their families.

Professional Organizations