As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more is being learned about its effects on mental health. Below are supplemental resources that are centered on the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health. Many resources focus on the mental health & coping of healthcare/public health workers, specifically.
- MMWR Report on COVID-19 & Mental Health of Public Health Workers – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report examines depression, anxiety, PTSD, and suicidal ideation among public health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Coping with Stress (COVID-19) – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – discusses general ways for anyone to cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mental Health and Frontline COVID-19 Workers – Mental Health America – provides many resources that discuss coping for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Resources on Coping with COVID-19 – National Institute of Mental Health – includes many shareable resources on coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19 Information and Resources – National Alliance on Mental Illness – includes many resources regarding the intersection between COVID-19, and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers and loved ones.
- Mental health and Resiliency Tools for Health Care Workers: COVID-19 – Minnesota Department of Health – Tools and resources for health care leaders and workers to deal with common mental, emotional, and psychological concerns they have because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- “Your Public Health Workers are Not Okay” – DeBeaumont Foundation – article describing the stressors public health workers are under due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- “Dealing with Harassment in Public Health” – DeBeaumont Foundation – resource to help public health workers work through harassment while responding to COVID-19.