COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

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In Crisis?
As always, in the case of an emergency, please call The UNCG Police at 336-334-4444, 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room. You can also access immediate support by dialing “211” (National Mental Health Helpline) or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or by texting “START” to 741-741. Find more information on what to do in a crisis by visiting our In Crisis? Resource page.


Recognizing Distress

If you notice these signs in yourself, reach out to family and friends for support, and engage in your usual healthy coping strategies.

Find A Provider Near You

The Counseling Center recommends you seek care in a local community. If you are returning home, here is some information to find a provider in your area.

Managing Concerns and Emotions

Here are some additional tips to help you put information and concerns in perspective, manage your uncertainty and focus on your well-being.

Create Structure

Create Structure To Make Sure You Are Using Your Time In A Healthy Way. We have included a checklist of 25 Ideas for what to do with your newfound time.

Additional Resources & Information

Here are a few recommended listings that will provide additional information on managing stress, anxiety and your overall mental health.

FACE COVID: How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis

by Dr Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap.
‘FACE COVID’ is a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).