STUDENT SAFE START GUIDE

Managing Anxiety and Stress

The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions.

Here are a few tips to cope with the stress:

  • Know what to do if you are sick and are concerned about COVID-19.
  • Know where and how to get treatment and other support services and resources, including counseling or therapy.
  • Take care of your emotional health. Make time to unwind.
  • Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories.
  • Connect with your community- or faith-based organizations.

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