General Coping, Self-Care, Stress, Anxiety, and Isolation


15 Self-Care Ideas During COVID-19: A video detailing the importance of social distancing as well as giving ideas for ways to manage behavioral health through activities.

How to Cope When the World is Cancelled: A video for those who may be having a difficult time adjusting to the rapid change of the world.

Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Cope in a Crisis: A video from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health discussing the mental impact of COVID-19.

tips to STAY PRODUCTIVE during self-quarantine / at home: A video discussing ways to stay productive no matter what your situation (online schooling or work, daily activities) is at home.

COVID-19 | Tips for maximizing psychological health during stressful times: A long-form video from Osmosis discussing mental health as it relates to the pandemic.



Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus: Resource from that contains suggestions for ways to take care of yourself when you are at home during either isolation, self-quarantine, or social distancing. A guide from the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia designed to help identify the markers of increased stress, give helpful tips for how to manage stress, as well as outline unhealthy coping strategies. Resource from the CDC explaining ways to cope during emergencies, disasters, or traumatic events.

COVID-19: Managing Anxiety and Stress: contains basic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on managing mental health stressors during COVID-19

Coping with Social Distancing

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation during an Infectious Disease Outbreak: This tip sheet from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides information on typical reactions to social distancing, quarantine, and isolation, and ways to take care of oneself. The sheet also provides a list of hotlines and other resources for obtaining help.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty: This blog post from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) provides five suggestions for coping with the uncertainty due to COVID-19

How to Survive Social Distancing: An article by PsyCom that discusses those at psychological risk, common emotional reactions, and ways to get through social distancing and quarantine. : Resource from the National Center for Transgender Equality addressing Trans specific issues related to COVID-19. Includes mental health resources.