- Take Care of Yourself
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.
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.
Learn new ways to control stress.
Stay positive and connected
The more tools you have, the better.
- Take a class with getsetup and learn how to use video chat, Facebook, and other technologies to stay connected
- Learn how to stay positive during the pandemic with Dr. Lindsay Carter, Devoted Health medical director, and Dr. Rebecca Shingleton, clinical psychologist
- See how to stay connected from home with Devoted Health COVID-19 Community Resource Team members Charles Prince and Jodie Smith
- Check out 70 ways to cope with coronavirus anxiety from the experts at Psychology Today