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Mental Health & Well-being

Your mental health and well-being are as important as your physical health. Below are resources to help you during this difficult time.

National Helplines

Confidential, immediate support is available through these national helplines.

Local Helplines

Confidential, immediate support is available through these local helplines.

Meditation and Relaxation

  • Headspace: Providers with a National Provider Identifier can sign up for free full access)
  • Calm: Seven-day free trial. A meditation, sleep, and relaxation app that also provides resources specifically for coping with COVID-19 anxiety
  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Always free, and for kids too
  • Insight Timer: Always free. This is not a daily app, but rather a great library you can search for various types of meditations and lengths by excellent teachers
  • 10% Happier: Free and paid options available. Health care providers can use redemption code HEALTHCARE to unlock all content.Access the free Coronavirus Sanity Guide, including meditations, podcasts, blog posts and talks offered by Ten Percent Happier
  • CBT-i Coach - Free cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, available for iOS and Android

Resources for Families

  • YMCA of Greater OKC Emergency Childcare (View Website)
  • That Discomfort You are Feeling is Grief (View Article)
  • Mental Health Care Important During Pandemic (View Article)
  • How to Talk with Children About COVID-19 (View Article)
  • CDC, Caring for Children in a Disaster (View Article)

Resources for Physicians

  • 6 Ways to Address Physician Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic (View Article)
  • Caring for Me is Caring for You: The Power of Physician Self-Care (View Article)
  • Oklahoma State Medical Association Physician Wellness Program (View Website)
  • OU Medicine Physicians: Maintenance of Contemplation (MOC), Facing the Pandemic with Virtue (View Article)
  • Website, Blog, and Podcast Resources for Academic Medicine & COVID-19 (Johns Hopkins SOM) (View Website)
  • MED+ED COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Providers (View Website)

Additional Resources

  • Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (View Article)
  • Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus (View Website)
  • Seven Crucial Research Findings that can Help People Deal with COVID-19 (View Article)
  • Resources for Psychological Health (View List)
  • Coping with Disaster (View PDF)
  • Tips for Dealing with Uncertainty (Listen to Podcast)