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COVID-19: Resources for Managing Stress


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for Managing Stress

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can take an emotional as well as a physical toll. There are strategies that can help with the stress, grief, and anxiety that many people are feeling. This section links to information and resources to support self-care, the work of providers, and community efforts.

For Everyone

Helping yourself

Mobile App: COVID Coach
This free mobile app is designed to help you build resilience, manage stress, and increase your well-being during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with tools to help you stay connected, work from home, navigate parenting or caregiving, and stay healthy while sheltering in place.

Helping others

Related resources

  • Self-Help and Coping Strategies
    Find out what to expect after a trauma and about self-help tools that can help you manage stress reactions.
  • How Can I Help Someone with PTSD?
    Learn about how you can help family and friends, including information on effective treatments for PTSD.
  • Mobile Apps for Self-Care
    We offer a number of free, self-help apps that can help manage stress and support self-care, like Mindfulness Coach, Mood Coach, StayQuit Coach and more.

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health