COVID-19 & MENTAL HEALTH
This curated list of resources may be of help in managing the uncertainty, anxiety and stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Readers may also wish to consult the Resource and Online Mental Health Support pages on this website. Check back frequently for updates.
HOW TO DEFINE, IDENTIFY AND COPE WITH PANDEMIC BURNOUT
In this podcast, health professionals and researchers discuss pandemic-related burnout – a condition that results from chronic exposure to emotionally draining environments and leads to “emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a decrease in self-fulfillment" - and offers some suggestions to cope.
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL IMPACTS ON FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC
An evidence-based fact sheet by Psychologists and published online at The Canadian Psychological Association website. A great place to start if you're trying to understand how to help yourself or a loved one.
A PODCAST - WHY WE WORRY AND HOW TO CALM OUR ANXIETY
Why are we so afraid of this novel coronavirus when we are much more likely to catch the flu? Professor Baruch Fischhoff, PhD explains why we worry about new risks more than familiar ones, & how to calm our anxiety. A resource presented by the American Psychological Association.
GREATER GOOD’S GUIDE TO WELL-BEING DURING CORONAVIRUS
A comprehensive and reader-friendly set of practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, educators, & health care professionals facing COVID-19.
Weekly online meetings include practices to boost resilience, connection, or positivity.
HELP WITH SOBRIETY
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other as part of their recovery from alcoholism.
AA groups continue to meet by phone, chat, email & online. Consult a local chapter for more information or click the image to learn about online groups.
LINKS TO SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Publishers have offered open-access to COVID-19 articles.