mental health resources during a pandemic 

crisis lines 

Veteran’s Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 (press 1)
Text to: 838255

National Domestic Violence Hotline 
1-800-799-7233

National Suicide Prevention
1-800-273-8255
Text “WYO” to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line
Chat online

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Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990 
Text: 66746

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general health tips & advice 

Maintain Your Overall Health and Wellness

  • Eat a well balanced diet
  • Stay hydrated, avoid excess amounts of caffeine and alcohol
  • Take a 15 minute break every 2 hours
  • Go for a walk, meditate, deep breathe, stretch
  • Get 7-9 hours of rest per night
  • Take time to do something you enjoy every day. Make time to unwind with safe and enjoyable activities.  
  • Connect with friends and family safely.
  • Take breaks from watching, reading or listening to news stories, including social media 


Signs of Burn out: 

  • sadness, depression, apathy
  • easily frustrated 
  • blaming of others, irritability 
  • lacking feelings, indifferent 
  • poor self care (hygiene) 
  • tired, exhausted, overwhelmed
  • feeling like a failure, helpless, alone 
Signs of Secondary Traumatic Stress: 
  • excessive worry or fear 
  • easily startled or "on guard" all the time 
  • physical signs of stress 
  • nightmares or recurrent thoughts of events 
  • feeling that others' trauma is yours 

 Weekly Wellness Challenge!

Behavioral Health Resources in Wyoming 

Wyoming Department of Health Prevention and Health Promotion Resources 

CDC Mental Health & Coping During COVID-19

Guide to Mental Health Resources for COVID-19

Download a Free Workbook on Anxiety and Coronavirus 

How to Cultivate Resilience during the Pandemic

Reducing Anxiety During the Pandemic 

Exercise While in Quarantine 

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Daily While Social Distancing

How to be Mindful While Consuming Coronavirus News

Self Care & Social Distancing 

SAMHSA Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health 

SAMHSA Coping With Stress During Pandemic Outbreak



Mental Health America Resources 
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 safety & coping skills for families 

Staying Safe During COVID-19 (for domestic abuse survivors)

Tips for Preventing Household Conflict When Stuck at Home Together 

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty 

SAMHSA Guide to Starting a Conversation: Supporting a Loved One Dealing with Mental and/or Substance Abuse Disorders 

Helping a Loved One Dealing with Mental and/or Substance Abuse Disorders 


 parents & kids 

Coronavirus Tips & Resources for Parents, Children, Educators

Parenting in a Pandemic 

Teens & COVID-19 

How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus 

Talking with Kids 

CDC Talking With Kids 

How to Help Kids Sort Fact From Fiction About Coronavirus 

Getting Children Outside 

PBS Talking With Kids About Coronavirus 

Managing Anger & Frustration 

Preventing Parent Burn Out

Online Safety for Children 


 education 

Tips for College Success During COVID-19 

For parents with college students at home 


 working 

7 Strategies for Working at Home 

How to Concentrate When Working at Home 

Working & Learning From Home 

How to Refresh Your Routine When Working at Home 

Mindfulness Practices for Healthcare Workers 

Self Care for Healthcare Workers 


Emergency Responders Tips for Taking Care of Yourself
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postpartum support 

Georgetown University: Postpartum Depression Signs & Resources 

Postpartum Support International Helpline
1-800-944-4773 (for postpartum depression)
Text: 503-894-9456
https://www.postpartum.net/get-help/psi-helpline-english-and-spanish/
Wyoming PSI Chapter 
PSI COVID-19 Resources



seniors 

Technology to Help Seniors Stay Connected During Coronavirus 

Practical Tips for Caregivers Concerned About Coronavirus 

Balancing Work & Elder Care 

How Seniors Can Stay Virtually Connected to Loved Ones 


there's an app for that!!

There are apps to help people deal with stress, anxiety, sleep and meditation. Here is a list of a few available on Google Play/Apple App Store:

  • Calm
  • Headspace
  • Insight Timer
  • Let’s Meditate
  • Happify
  • Pacifica
  • Super Better
  • ReachOut Breathe
  • Mood Space
  • The Mindfulness App