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Resources for Coping with COVID-19

This list of resources is provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program.

Florida Lawyers AssistanceANXIETY

To get free confidential, 24/7 support for anxiety, text “HOME” to the Crisis Text Line, 741741

Science-based strategies for coping with Covid anxiety, The Conversation

OFFICE MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP

The Leader’s Guide to Managing Covid-19 Panic, Forbes.

8 strategies to set up remote work during the coronavirus outbreak, Fast Company.

PANIC

Coronavirus and your mental health: Two experts explain why we panic and how to cope, Toronto Star.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Also available in Spanish.

STAYING MENTALLY HEALTHY

Managing Anxiety and Stress during the Covid-19 outbreak, CDC

Staying Mentally Healthy During COVID-19, The Campaign to Change Direction

Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Online and telephone support groups for individuals with mental illness, NAMI

STRESS

How do you keep down your stress levels at the office? Tips on managing stress levels from the ABA.

Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Also available in Spanish.

Substance Abuse

AA

In the Rooms

Alanon

Smart Recovery

Author Brian Cuban’s blog “The Addicted Lawyer” offers guidance and options for recovery meetings.

Importance of seeking help for mental health and substance use disorders, Fear Not: Speaking Out to End Stigma (three minute video)

SUICIDE

Free, confidential 24/7 support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for oneself and others Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK