The HSPH COVID-19 Mental Health Forums introduce evidence-based skills to managing stress related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and techniques for adapting and enhancing resilience. Each week, Dr. Karestan Koenen and colleagues host experts in the field of clinical psychology and trauma epidemiology research to address important emotional, psychological, and physical health issues related to daily life during a pandemic. These forums are always open to the public and include a discussion and Q&A with attendees.
Next forumJune 3, Staying active to support mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19
The forum will provide attendees with practical tips and strategies for staying active to support mental health during, and after, the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by international experts in exercise physiology, the forum will cover up-to-date evidence about the benefits of physical activity for mood and brain health, discuss current challenges and specific recommendations, and end with a Q&A session.
Additional resources on mental health
- CDC’s webpage on stress and coping
- Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
If you or a family member need assistance with a mental health, substance abuse, or domestic violence problem, please call:
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-4357
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233