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COVID-19: Mental Health Resources

The COVID-19 outbreak may be stressful for you – it is normal to have fear, anxiety, and strong emotional responses related to the impacts of coronavirus disease.


With this in mind, the national union formed a COVID-19 Mental Health Working Group to gather, create, and share important resources that members may find useful during the pandemic.

This resource uses a four-pillar approach to help identify key areas where support is needed, including relevant information and resources:
 

Mental Health and Wellness

Provides an overview of national supports available for those facing mental illness and/or addictions.
 

Quarantine and Isolation

Speaks to the impact isolation measures have on those experiencing domestic violence.
 

Challenging Stigma, Prejudice and Racism

Outlines the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on equity-seeking communities and ways you can combat harmful stigma, prejudice, and racism.
 

Take Action

Notes ways you can support others through sharing information and how to identify yourself as a mental health ally that people can reach out to.
 

Mental Health Resource Guide

Download the guide here