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Take Care of Yourself

Coronavirus is unlike anything we've faced in our lifetime. So if you're feeling anxious, sad, stressed, or lonely — or all of the above — it makes sense. Remember to go easy on yourself and ask for the help you need. Here are some ideas to get you started.


Use your plan

You have benefits to help in times like these.

  • Therapy by phone or video
    Call 1-844-443-0986 to talk to our partners at Carisk Behavioral Health. They'll help you find a therapist who offers visits by phone or video. Right now, you have a $0 copay for these telehealth sessions.
  • Online fitness classes
    Physical activity is good for your body and your mind. Check out SilverSneakers online classes. They're free with your plan.

Call national and local hotlines

Don't hesitate to call these numbers if you or someone you know needs help.

  • Disaster Distress Hotline 
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 if you're lonely or need support. It's free, confidential, and available all day every day.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
    Call 1-800-273-8255 (TTY 1-800-799-4889) any time, any day. You'll receive free, confidential support. And you can call even if you're not thinking about suicide.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    If you're a victim or survivor who needs support, call 1-800-799-7233 (TTY 1-800-787-3224). If it's not safe to call, text LOVEIS to 22522 or use online chat.
  • 211
    Dial 211 to see what's available in your area. Services can range from a daily phone call to check on you to substance abuse disorder counseling.

Breathe deeply

Learn new ways to control stress.

  • Controlled breathing
    Learn a super simple breathing exercise to soothe your body and mind.
  • Headspace
    Learn to meditate for better sleep and less stress. Try it for free for 2 weeks.
  • Calm
    Another option to learn to meditate, relax, and sleep better. Try it for free for 7 days.

Stay positive and connected

The more tools you have, the better.