COVID-19 Community Information Center

Coping with Stress, Anxiety or Depression

  1. Feeling stressed? Tips to reduce anxiety and reclaim a sense of control during COVID-19

    If you’re feeling anxious about the current COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent poll by the American Psychiatric Association published in U.S. News found that nearly half of all respondents were anxious about the possibility of getting the coronavirus and another 62% were anxious about family or loved ones contracting the disease. What makes dealing with it especially difficult is that many of our calming go-to’s just aren’t possible right now. We can’t go out to dinner with friends to talk about what’s going on; restaurants…

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  2. Coping with isolation and cancellations – tips for families

    We asked Sandy Potter, a licensed clinical social worker and Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Behavioral Health at Texas Health Resources, to provide tips on how to navigate these unprecedented times with your young ones. Staying connected with loved ones For some families, helping kids understand the need for social distancing even from loved ones may be the most challenging aspect of all. Potter says that social distancing does not have to mean social isolation. She suggests continuing phone calls with loved ones you can’t see and…

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  3. Voices from the Community

    Mike & Kristina Marsh

    Commercial Printers

    Each week is different as businesses are operating in challenging ways, but our friends, family and clients make us proud. Our staff has worked so hard during these times and our clients have been most supportive.

  4. How to talk to your family about COVID-19

    If you are a parent or caregiver and feel unsure about what topics to discuss or how much to share with children amid the uncertainty of COVID-19, you’re not alone. We asked Sandy Potter, a licensed clinical social worker and Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Behavioral Health at Texas Health Resources, to provide tips on how to navigate these unprecedented times with your young ones. Helping Your Kids Understand What’s Going On While current data suggests that children seem to be at a lower-risk for contracting COVID-19…

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