The university remains open and is actively engaged in maintaining the safest possible learning and work environment.
Click here for the latest university COVID-19 updates.

For details about Student Affairs operations, see the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated June 10, 2020 at 8:20 a.m.

Resources for Mental Health during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health Resources/Supports

*Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

*Family Therapist: Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety (Sponsored by UNICEF)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGs-XJdO3VI

*Coping with Coronavirus stress, four mental health strategies to help you during the COVID-19 panic

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/modern-mentality/202003/coping-coronavirus-stress

*7 Science-Based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety: 

https://theconversation.com/7-science-based-strategies-to-cope-with-coronavirus-anxiety-133207  

*Coping during social distancing: https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/social-distancing

*Free guided meditations from Calm.com: 

https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath?utm_source=lifecycle&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=difficult_times_subs_031720

*Online KORU Mindfulness classes offered through Appalachian State University’s Wellness and Prevention Services: https://wellness.appstate.edu/pagesmith/107

*Sport Psychology resources for student-athletes: https://appstatesports.com/sports/2020/1/30/app-state-sport-psychology-services.aspx


*Coping with Oppression-Based Trauma from COVID-related Xenophobia and Racism (UNC Charlotte CAPS):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keRUh9GU1Uk

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours emergency coverage for urgent mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, sexual assault, and other trauma.  Call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on-call.

For additional resources see our Emergency Services page.

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