Please note: these resources do not replace the expert advice of a qualified healthcare professional. If you are experiencing a health emergency, please call 911, or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Just need to talk?
Californians can take advantage of the California Peer-Run Warm Line at 1-855-845-7415. The Peer-Run Warm Line is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking emotional support.
The Disaster Distress Helpline, a toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service, is available 24/7, 365-day-a-year, dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
Manage Anxiety & Stress (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Healthy ways to handle life’s stressors (American Psychological Association)
Podcast: Speaking of Psychology: Coronavirus Anxiety (American Psychological Association)
Audio: Pandemic Panic? These 5 Tips Can Help You Regain Your Calm (National Public Radio)
Research from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Research from the Department of Psychological Medicine, King’s College
Watch this TED talk video, "Why We All Need to Practice Emotional Aid" by Guy Winch, on the importance of mental health well-being.