Anxiety Affects Everyone
- 24/7 media coverage
- Complete disruption in our everyday lives – both at home and at work
- The tragic consequences of the virus
- Social isolation and physical from those closest to us
A Normal Response
You’re Not Alone
It can help to unplug from social media and the news. While it is important to stay up-to-date using reliable sources, the constant stream of discussion around COVID-19 can be too much at times. Here are some other anxiety coping strategies.
It’s Okay to Ask for Help
Your Wellness Support Team is Here for You
If you need help and advice to find mental health resources for anxiety or other mental health challenges you are currently facing, the CMHA-Manitoba & Winnipeg Wellness Support Specialist team is here to help you find the resources and support you need. Our specialists have years of training and experience working in both education and mental health and can be reached by phone at 1-877-602-1660 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about your dedicated support team, visit the Care to Speak section of our website: Care to Speak Wellness Support Specialist Team.
For more information, we have compiled a list of resources to help you cope up with anxiety during these difficult days.
Pre-recorded Webinars and Media
6 Tips to Respond to Employee Anxiety About COVID-19
Meant for employers and managers, this webpage created by the Canadian Mental Health Association contains tips for responding to the feeling of anxiety staff may be having.
7 Science-based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety
In this article hosted on The Conversation, psychologist Jelena Kecmanovic provides science-based methods on dealing with anxiety caused by COVID-19.
How to Stay Psychologically Healthy During the Coronavirus Outbreak
This article by Psychology Today provides proven techniques for managing stress and anxiety over the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tips for Supporting Your Mental Health Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 Anxiety Coping Strategies
COVID-19 and Anxiety
Coping with COVID-19
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