How to stay well and connected during COVID
It is OK to feel how you are feeling. It is normal duringthistime to experience feelings of sadness, anger, frustration, anxiety, or all of the above. You are allowed to feel this way and to communicate with others how you are feeling. It is also okay to sit with these emotions. If these feelings worsen to the extent that you are no longer able to functionas you normally would, reach out to one of the resources listed below for additional support.
NY Project Hope - 1-844-863-9314
Project Hope Crisis Counselors understand what you are going through. Talking to them is free, confidential, and anonymous. Talk to someone who is trained, knowledgeable and never judges. Sometimes it helps to talk with someone you don’t know. .
Crisis Text Line - Text GOT5 to 741741
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
Headspace: A New State of Mind
Headspace offers a collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises to help you through these stressful and challenging times.
Strategies to Support Your Mental Health
1. Maintain a routine.
2. Practice good sleep hygiene.
3. Connect with others.
4. Take a break.
5. Get outside.
6. Download a Wellness App.