Coping With Stress Related To COVID-19
A message from us, to you:
These are challenging times. There can be fear, stress, and anxiety related to COVID-19. We want you to know Campus Health is here to support you.
If you are a University of Arizona student and would like to talk with a mental health counselor, please call Counseling & Psych Services (CAPS) at (520) 621-3334.
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.
Below are some resources to help you manage stress and anxiety during uncertain times:
Active Minds: Mental Health Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic - Resource Hub
APA: Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus
Coping & Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19-Related School Closures
Managing the Stress of Living at Home For College
Supporting Your Mental Health While Navigating Change
CALM: Soothing meditations, mindfulness resources, and more.
Grid Diary: An easy way to track healthy habits, the day's tasks, and reflect on your life.
Mind Shift: Evidence-based tools and exercises for anxiety, worry, panic, and perfectionism.
Relax Melodies: Soothing music for sleep and relaxation.
See our full list of helpful apps and online resources: Online Self-Help Tools & Apps
Handouts and Worksheets:
Music for Sleep, Study, and Meditation
Following (and limiting your time on) reliable media sources for COVID-19 updates can help your mental health. Here are some reliable sources:
Arizona Department of Health Services @AZDHS
Center for Disease Control @cdcgov
Pima County Health Department @pchd
Visual Capitalist: The Best 7 COVID Resources We've Discovered So Far
World Health Organziation @WHO