TAMU website offers resources for managing anxiety, stress during social distancing

Posted at 1:25 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 14:29:29-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — The outbreak of COVID-19 has been stressful for many people and communities.

However, mental health resources are readily available online to help you cope.

Counseling & Psychological Services at Texas A&M University offers a variety of resources for managing stress, fear, and anxiety while you’re social distancing.

"Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause a host of emotional responses," the website says. "This page suggests ways to care for your mental health during these experiences and provides resources for more help."

The resources available on the TAMU page helps people describe feelings and thoughts you may have during and after social distancing and/or self-isolation.

Sections include: What to expect typical reaction, what to expect after time spent in self isolation, way to support yourself, and how to support someone engaging in self isolation.

The site also provides a long list of outside resources for people struggling with their mental health.

Some of these include:

To visit the website, click here.