Resources for Coping with Uncertain Times

Resources for Coping with Uncertain Times

03/18/20 Laura Gibbons

Living in Uncertain Times: Coping with a new normal
Stress is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. We are living in an uncertain time where stress is common and can be perceived as uncontrollable. It is nearly impossible to go through one day without hearing alarming information on the news about national security concerns, terrorism or disaster. We are reminded often that it is no longer a calm and innocent world.

Through all of this, stress management has become vital for individuals, families, employees, and businesses. This article will address common reactions to living in these trying times, and discuss coping skills to practice for minimizing the consequences and maximizing the recovery of this exposure. Normal reactions to abnormal situations. Read more.

Stress and Coping with COVID-19
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Read more.

Taking Care of Your Emotional Health
It is natural to feel stress, anxiety, grief, and worry during and after a disaster. Everyone reacts differently, and your own feelings will change over time. Notice and accept how you feel. Taking care of your emotional health during an emergency will help you think clearly and react to the urgent needs to protect yourself and your family. Self-care during an emergency will help your long-term healing. Read more.

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, local officials may require the public to take measures to limit and control the spread of the disease. This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. Read more.

Keeping Work, Home, Schools, and Public Places Safe from Coronavirus
Here’s what every American and community can do now to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus.
At the workplace, encourage your employees to follow these precautions. At school, encourage your faculty, staff, and students to follow the tips below. At commercial establishments, include your employees and customers in these reminders. Read more.

Work/Life Online Resource
Whether you are looking for more information on these uncertain times or needing resources on any other topic related to managing your personal or professional life, you have instant access to a variety of resources at your fingertips by visiting, clicking on work life button, and enter your company password.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
If you are finding it hard to cope, your EAP is available. Contact Centerstone Solutions at 800-766-0068 to speak to someone.

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