COVID 19 Support and Resources



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“Coping with Stress”

US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

“Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19”

US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

“Taking Care of your Emotional Health”

US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

“Helping Children Cope with Emergencies”

US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

RedBook Online COVID-19 Outbreak page

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP):

Q&A on coronaviruses

World Health Organization (WHO):

Coronavirus & Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

American Psychiatric Association (APA):

Coronavirus & Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS):

Taking Care of your Family during Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS):

Research Information: Pandemics

American Psychological Association:

Five ways to view coverage of the Coronavirus

American Psychological Association:

Speaking of Psychology: Coronavirus Anxiety

American Psychological Association:

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

National Public Radio:

Talking to Teens & Tweens about Coronavirus

The New York Times:

Changing the Way we Live and Work. How do we Cope?


Working Together as Parents During Coronovirus      Free Video for parents from Smith College School of Social Work


  • Tip #1:  The Worried Well—Three messages strategies for worried, yet healthy patients.
  • Tip #2:  The Anxious Exposed Patient—Four communication methods or managing a fearful exposed patient
  • Tip #3:  High-Rise Patients Who Have COVID-19—A four-step approach to conversations with high-risk patients
  • Tip #4:  Patients Requesting COVID-19 Testing—Three steps for managing COVID-19 test requests from non-qualifying patients.
  • Tip #5:  Visitor Restrictions—Two recommendations for communicating with family members of patients.
  • Tip #6:  To Die Alone—Two reminders for caregivers who have conversations with the loved ones of dying patients.


  • Part 1—Five steps for every telehealth visit to help the encounter to go well for the caregiver and the patient.
  • Part 2—Four proven clinician patient connections actions that are key to a successful video visit.
  • Part 3—Three must-do, failsafe techniques for deepening communication with patients on video visits.
  • Part 4—A four-step process to evaluate COVID-19 patients on a video visit.
  • Part 5—Tips and best practices from a frontline physician to enhance patient connection on a video visit.
  • Part 6—The story of how one organization successfully managed a rapid transition to thousands of video visits.