Emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak

The Suicide Prevention Line has provided resources and information to help support the public’s emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak 

Coping tips

People who are feeling emotional distress related to COVID-19 can take actions to help support themselves and others:

  • Set a limit on media consumption, including social media and local or national news.
  • Stay active. Make sure to get enough sleep and rest. Stay hydrated and avoid excessive amounts of caffeine or alcohol. Eat healthy foods when possible.
  • Connect with loved ones and others who may be experiencing stress about the outbreak. Talk about your feelings and enjoy conversation unrelated to the outbreak.
  • Get accurate health information from reputable sources.

Helpful resources

Reliable sources of information about COVID-19:

Other helpful resources to support your mental and emotional wellbeing:

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