Covid-19 Resources

Anxiety Workshop

Anxiety Workshop Video, Part I

Anxiety Workshop Video Part II (more to come!)

Anxiety Management Workshop

How To Relieve Stress: Comments From Therapists, Psychologists & People Who Have Overcome Stress

Managing Fears Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (University of Rochester)

Corona Virus Anxiety

Corona Virus Fears (Fordham University)

Stress and Coping (CDC)

Coronavirus Anxiety (HelpGuide)

The ACT Approach to Handling Anxiety Like a Human Being 

Managing COVID-19 Related Anxiety & Concerns 

How to Systematically Manage COVID-19 Stress

Dealing with COVID-19 Anxiety

How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine :

How to Pause Lockdown Anxiety and Actually Get Work Done

MindShift – a Canadian Free App for Managing Anxiety

Quick Stress Relief (HelpGuide)

Relieve Stress with Art Therapy (verywellmind)

General Strategies for Coping with Coronavirus/COVID-19

Self Care (PsychCentral) 

A Listening Care Package for Uncertain Times (

Doodling Livestream with Mo Willems (Kennedy Center) 

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic - a 3 min animated video

25 Important Tips for Surviving Quarantine 

F.A.C.E. C.O.V.I.D.: How to Respond Effectively to the Corona Crisis by Dr Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap. Excellent (free) 12-page eBook of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

Video Presentations on Managing Anxiety (and more) by ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) therapists

Practical Advice for Staying at Home from from the UK

Dealing with a Difficult Family During Lock Down

Many talks, meditations, newsletters for dealing with coronavirus

Self-Isolation Doesn’t Have to be Lonely  

Weaving Our We: Collecting Resources to Combat Isolation during the COVID-19 Crisis  

Why Boredom is Good for You 

Active Minds – free webinars for students to support their mental health during COVID-19   

Numerous Coronavirus/COVID-19 Mental Health Resources from LA County Department of Mental Health   

More Specific Resources

For adults on the spectrum – how to cope with disrupted personal routines, working from home and more  

Public COVID-19 Resources for the Deaf Community

Considerations for People Living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ People from the Fenway Institute

OCD/Health Anxiety and COVID-19

International OCD Foundation

Coping With OCD and Coronavirus  

Managing OCD During the Corovirus Pandemic 

Grief and Various Losses

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

What's Your Grief - specially addresses Covid-Related Grief

Coping with Covid-19-Related Grief (Columbia University):

Loss and Grief During the Coronavirus Pandemic: A conversation with Dr. Katherine Shear hosted by Columbia School of Social Work

COVID-19 and Complicated Grief: A conversation with Dr. Katherine Shear hosted by ADEC

How to Support Yourself and Others when Grieving 

Meditation Resources (free)

Mindfulness Video Exercise (Therapy and Assistance Online (TAO)

HEADSPACE – A New York State of Mind Mindfulness & Meditation Audio-Videos

Short Intro to Meditation by Cartoon Mouse

Guided (audio) meditation based on mindfulness and acceptance  

Guided Mindful Self-Compassion exercises

Insight Timer – For Managing Sleep, Anxiety, and Stress


Calm Calendar Download

The Honest Guys - for relaxation

Streaming Mindfulness Sessions at Brown University

Center for Mindfulness, Univ. of CA, San Diego 

UCLA Guided Meditations

Audio Resources for Mindfulness Meditation 

Guided Meditations by Tara Brach 

Free Meditation Oasis App

Yoga & Exercise Resources (free)

Yoga with Adriene

Happiness & Happiness Podcasts

“19 Best Happiness Podcasts (Our Selection for 2020). The true meaning of happiness comes when you find beauty in all the things you possess.”

Practicing Gratitude, Self-Compassion and Overcoming Adversity

31 Benefits of Gratitude

50 Ways to Practice Gratitude Every Day

Gathering Gratefully in the Time of the Coronavirus

9 Gratitude Apps to Be More Thankful Every Day

69 Lists to Make Whenever You Need a Mood Booster 

67 Quotes About Overcoming Adversity and Challenges in Your Life

TED talk on self-compassion by Kristin Neff

Reducing Smartphone Usage

13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage (Huffington Post)


NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or website ( for additional resources
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-985-5990) or text TalkWithUS to 66746
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
NYC Well  – Text WELL to 65173