While the CDC website is the best place for updates regarding this still developing situation, UnitedHealthcare and Optum are offering a free emotional support helpline for everyone. This helpline will provide those affected (directly/indirectly, on any level) access to trained mental health specialists. The company’s public toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for as long as necessary.
This service is free of charge to anyone. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to community resources to help them with specific concerns, including financial and legal matters.
COVID-19 Informational and Stress Resource
Additionally, the below link will take you to a page with numerous resources.
a video to help you learn more about COVID-19, protection, and resources for updates
a webinar about coping with traumatic events
a webinar about getting the best of stress
an informational piece regarding mindfulness techniques for managing coronavirus
anxiety at home and work
Behavioral Health Care – Coping Tools & Peer Support
Sanvello Health on-demand digital care is offering free premium access to their application. It can be used on your desktop or downloaded to your mobile device. This more than a meditation app as it also provides you with techniques for dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression. Included are guided journeys, coping tools, progress assessments (with daily and
weekly check-ins), and anonymous community support and discussions (anxiety, insomnia, gratitude, goals, podcasts, etc.). To learn more, visit their site: https://www.sanvello.com.