Overview

Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic may be challenging. Putting these recommendations into regular practice can enhance one's own ability to manage stress and promote wellbeing.

Prevention in Practice


Connecting While Social Distancing

As we practice physical distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, it is important to remember physical distancing does not mean social isolation.

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 Added on May 28, 2020
How to Get Your News During a Pandemic

In the last few months, the world has gone through quick and dramatic changes in response to COVID-19. In order to stay updated with the latest health and safety precautions, it makes sense to seek out frequent media updates. However, with the increased volume of rapidly changing information, it can be harder to set boundaries and disengage from news reports as we normally would. As we settle into our temporarily different lifestyles, setting up new routines for media consumption can be a good form of ...

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 Added on May 28, 2020
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Courses


Kindness Counts: Strategies for Self Compassion

An introduction to mindful self-compassion as a research-based tool for reducing stress, building resilience, and enhancing wellbeing in the workplace.

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 45 minutes
 Added on November 2, 2020
Managing Role Conflicts Through Acceptance, Emotion Regulation, and Gratitude

An exploration of role conflicts with strategies for managing stress and navigating competing demands while striving to balance personal and professional responsibilities.

 Course
 1 hour
 Added on November 2, 2020
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Videos


Take a Deep Breath with Calm

Have you ever considered how focusing on your breathing can help you, de-stress? Follow the Calm App's "Take a Deep Breath" video. You will experience how breathing deeply in and out can support your overall wellbeing.

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 4 minutes
 Added on May 28, 2020

Printable Tools


Antelope Valley COVID-19 Resources

The UCLA Pritzker Center shares resources for Antelope Valley during the COVID-19 pandemic. Use this printable tool to gain information on community services that can help families in Antelope Valley.

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 Added on June 16, 2020
Housing and Employment COVID-19 Resources

Access this printable tool to get more information on housing, employment, financial, and legal resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 Added on June 16, 2020
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Mobile Tools


Headspace

Headspace is an evidence-based, mobile app that teaches the basics of meditation to registered users. Download the app to learn skills to improve wellbeing, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, and address sleep problems. Go to https://www.headspace.com/lacounty and click the "GET STARTED" button.

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 Added on May 28, 2020
Liberate Meditation

Liberate is a meditation app that includes practices and talks designed for the Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) community to reduce anxiety and stress and to sleep better.

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 Added on May 28, 2020
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Websites


COVID-19 News from County of Los Angeles Public Health

COVID-19-related information provided by County of Los Angeles Public Health.

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 Added on May 28, 2020
COVID-19 News from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19-related information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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 Added on May 28, 2020
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