The CDC Coping with Stress page of the CDC website explains how stressful pandemics can be and how to take care of yourself and others. Simply knowing what to expect as far as signs and symptoms of stress, where to reach help, such as crisis help lines, or where to locate treatment for substance use and mental health disorders can reduce stress.
The SAMHSA Coronavirus (COVID-19) page has many professional resources and information for helping people, providers, communities, and states meet the challenges they face.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Tools
The ATTC Network has not only COVID-19 Response Resources, but also online Products & Resources such as webinars and other tools for helping professionals to deal with their own stress and help clients as well. From how to set up Online and Telephone Support Groups to New Provider Self-Care and Online Engagement Products, the ATTC Network has many tools to help you help others.
# NEW! Pacific Southwest (PSATTC) Network Tool
Pacific Southwest (Region 9) ATTC, in collaboration with the ATTC Network Coordinating Office (NCO), created a brief PowerPoint presentation on self-care strategies. This presentation can be added to or plugged-in to the beginning, middle, or end of the presentation materials for any training/TA event. Trainers, TA providers, clinical supervisors, and other program administrators can use all or a few of the slides depending on specific needs of the learners. Each slide contains notes for the presenter to provide guidance, as necessary. References are included for each slide, as are additional resources and additional articles for suggested reading. If you require further information on this topic, please do not hesitate to contact the Pacific Southwest ATTC (http://www.psattc.org). You are free to use these slides and pictures, but please give credit to the Pacific Southwest ATTC and the ATTC NCO.
Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC) Network Tools
The PTTC Network website helps get people get connected, informed, and trained.
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network Tools
The Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) Network Responding to COVID-19 page has tools for the following topics:
- Responding to COVID-19 | Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
- Responding to COVID-19 | Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Child Abuse
- Responding to COVID-19 | Mental Health Disparities
- Responding to COVID-19 | School Mental Health
- Responding to COVID-19 | Telehealth
State Of Nevada Tools
The Nevada Health Response website has many tools and resources to help Nevadans be better prepared to cope with coronavirus (COVID-19) and related issues. The Nevada Coping and Managing Mental Health web page has many tips and resources to deal with stress, fear, anxiety and other feelings during COVID-19 response.