Taking Care of Yourself

Mental Health, Wellbeing, and Recovery

Learn About Signs, Symptoms & Coping

CDC’s Page on Managing Anxiety & Stress:

  • Information on identifying and coping with stress during this time
  • Tips for parents, first responders, and those coming out of quarantine.
  • Some ideas for supporting yourself:
    • Take a break from watching/reading/hearing about the news (including social media)
    • Take care of your body (get regular sleep, eat healthy meals, get exercise, get fresh air, etc.)
    • Make time to unwind
    • Connect with others

See the full story: Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 | CDC

 

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)’s Flyer on Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health:

  • Tips for social distancing, quarantine and isolation, including what to expect and ways to support yourself
  • Resources and ways to locate help
  • Addresses the possible effects after this time

See the full story: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

 

WHO Mental Health Considerations During Covid-19 Outbreak

  • Information specific to certain groups:
    • General public
    • Healthcare workers
    • Caretakers of children
    • Caretakers of older adults
    • Those in isolation

Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

 

Ideas to Support Wellbeing

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers – Free and Confidential Online Discussion Group

  • Weekly support/discussion groups for lawyers, law students & judges
  • Held Mondays at 11:00 am via Zoom
  • Facilitated by a clinical psychologist

Learn more and sign up here: LCL MA Open Connection

 

Mindfulness in Law Society

  • Free Webinars Including:
    • Keeping our Balance during COVID-19 (what wellbeing means for lawyers & why it’s important)
    • Mindful Mondays (30 minute “virtual sit” & guided meditation)

Learn more and register here: Mindful Mondays

 

NASW Self-Care During COVID-19

  • Tips for social workers (but really, everyone)
  • Links to ideas for FREE activities and enjoyable moments

See more here: Self-Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Recovery Groups (Online AA/NA and Other Resources) See SAMHSA Flyer with links to groups:

Virtual Recovery Groups for Substance UseSign pointing this way to recovery