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This guide was created for users looking for general consumer health information. These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For questions related to advice, diagnosis, or treatment please contact a licensed medical provider.
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COVID-19 and Mental Health
The COVID-19 outbreak can be a source of anxiety and other mental health challenges. The following resources can support mental health practitioners, faculty, and students alike during this period.
Thank you to Erica Weissman, J.D, Psy.D., former Director of Student Mental Health Services, Touro-NY for her support in compiling these support links.
Resources for Mental Health Support
NYS Office of Mental Health COVID-19 Resources
OMH Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314
The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling.
APA COVID-19 Information and Resources
The American Psychological Association provides
continually updated information about COVID-19 for psychologists, health care workers and the public.
CDC Managing Anxiety and Stress
The CDC provides information about how to cope with anxiety and stress during the current COVID-19 outbreak for parents, health care responders, and those recently released from quarantine.
NASW: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The National Association of Social Workers provides important information for social workers on how to continue practicing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Information on self care, supporting clients and members of special populations, providing telehealth and ethical consideration during the current pandemic are covered.
NYS OMH Guidance for Managing Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Outbreak
This guide, put together by the New York State Office of Mental Health, includes tips tailored to specific populations
Tips for Survivors: Coping With Grief After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
These tips for coping with grief after a disaster are a valuable resource as we emerge from the pandemic.
Exercise as Care
Exercise can be a healthy and effective way to boost your mood as we emerge from the pandemic. These resources include workouts and ways to get moving inside and outside.
Meditation and Mindfulness
Relaxation Audio Tracks - Montefiore
Quiet your mind and body by listening to our relaxation audio tracks. Each piece is especially designed to soothe and relieve stress. Best of all, our tracks are available in English, Spanish and Arabic.
Enjoy a moment of relaxation also by calling Montefiore’s Relaxation Hotline at 718-920-CALM (2256). The hotline is available 24 hours a day, offering a choice of gentle music and guided relaxation tracks in English and Spanish.
Headspace COVID-19 Resources
Free guided meditations and movements
Resilience in Challenging Times
Free resources to inspire compassion and kindness to get you through difficult times
Guided Meditations (UCLA Health)
Free guided meditations available online and through the UCLA Mindful app
Free meditations, sleep stories, movement exercises, journals, and music
Therapy Assistance Online Exercises
A variety of free exercises for mindfulness and meditation
App with premium access during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Free, but some personal information is required