Saying life is hard during a pandemic is an understatement. Life since the outbreak of COVID-19 has been a whirlwind of change and uncertainty. We are all feeling frustrated, sad, anxious, lonely, bored, and stressed. And it is perfectly normal to have these reactions. Here are a few tips and resources for managing stress.
1. Avoid information overload
2. Take care of your body
NOTE: If you feel like you are coping with stress by drinking or taking drugs, click here to locate contact information (phone and/or crisis line and website) for the substance use disorder programs in your county.
3. Socialize while keeping physical distance
4. Donate or volunteer for a good cause
California State Government. "Resources for emotional support and well-being." https://covid19.ca.gov/resources-for-emotional-support-and-well-being/. July 6, 2020. Web. July 12, 2020.