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COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health

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There’s no escaping the fact that the world has changed, and we’ll likely be living differently for a little while longer. We know this can be stressful and anxiety inducing for anyone, which is why we’ve put together a selection of articles to help you manage your mental health through this time. Read on for top tips and advice from people who have learned to live with anxiety and depression on a daily basis.

If you’re already living with a mental health problem, you might be feeling a bit more worried than usual or struggling to know how to adapt your daily routine. We hope these tips will help you.

Editor’s note: Some articles have been adapted slightly from their original versions to make them more appropriate for the current situation. We will be updating this page with new COVID-19-specific articles, as they come in.

8 Tips to Manage Depression When the World Seems Depressing

Dr. Jonathan Rottenberg shares 8 tips for managing depression when negativity seems to dominate the news cycle.

9 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Living with Depression

For Bryce Evans, a key part of managing his depression is regular self-check-ins. Check out the 9 questions he asks himself to find more clarity.

Creating an Effective Morning Routine with Depression

Having a few key actions you can achieve each morning can help you focus on your priorities and kick off the day in the right way.

How to Support Someone Through a Depressive Episode

Tip #2 for helping a friend through a depressive episode: Remind them that they are enough.

Can You Talk to Your Child About Depression?

Psychologist Jonathan Rottenberg shares tips from his personal and professional experience about broaching the subject of mental health with kids.

What to Do When Your Depression Tools Aren’t Working

Bryce Evans shares his tips for getting back on track when it feels like his depression management plan has hit a wall.

Creating a gratitude practice

Sometimes it’s hard to find reasons to be grateful. Bryce Evans says finding a gratitude practice can be especially helpful for battling depression.

How to Help a Loved One When Depression Becomes a Crisis

When depression turns into a crisis, it can be scary. It’s critical to know how to respond.

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