Mental Health in the Times of COVID-19

03.24.20 | Wellness and Missions
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    The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress can make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. The CDC provides helpful resources for managing stress and anxiety.

    Read Story: Offering reassurance in time of pandemic

    Watch a video from Wespath about the Employee Assistance Program

    May 15, 2020: The Maryland Department of Health has created an interactive map of telehealth availability, by location.

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness has released this helpful resource guide for mental healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic.

    10 Guidelines for Pastoral Care During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Christian Century offers 10 brief guidelines for how ministers, chaplains, counselors, and educators can accompany people pastorally through this valley of anxiety, fear, and death.

    How to combat loneliness during social distancing and crisis

    See our YPM Wellness page for youth mental health resources.