If there is one silver lining to going through this pandemic, it’s that there are plenty of resources available for navigating almost every aspect of it. But, that can also be overwhelming. Here are just a few resources that are either simple to read or easy to access.
World Health Organization
Even if we’re used to our normal day-to-day anxieties, the added stress of COVID-19 might be hitting us differently. The good news is that you are not alone. A lot of people are feeling overwhelmed right now because it’s normal under the circumstances. Everyone is adapting the way they live and work, no matter if they’re essential workers or not. The World Health Organization has issued some guidance on how to cope with stress of COVID-19 and how to help children cope, as well.
During this time, it will be normal to feel anxious, overwhelmed or even have flickering thoughts of suicide. The important thing is to not be afraid to reach out for help. There are so many services that are remaining open for you and those who need help. Below are printable cards for you to carry around in case you or someone you know ever needs help. Print them out and keep them with you always.