COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
The Student Health Center recognizes that coronavirus abruptly and dramatically changed people’s lives. Understandably, many people are experiencing increased worry, stress and feelings of isolation. Below, you will find a list of a few tips and resources to consider if you are seeking support for your mental health during this challenging time.
Getting started with mindfulness: https://www.mindful.org/meditation/mindfulness-getting-started/
Mindful self-compassion: https://www.mindful.org/the-transformative-effects-of-mindful-self-compassion/
What Therapists Tell Patients with Anxiety about COVID-19: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/therapists-advice-patients-coronavirus-anxiety_l_5e6fb44ac5b6125e095b4134/amp?fbclid=IwAR0YPpjbJZ4oyMKzvjfHCezIjP-ic5jqfanNc7Pq-c0nEcCvO7XyPcv-ZE8
Care Tool: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
How to help others with anxiety: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/2020/03/how-to-help-someone-with-anxiety-or-depression-during-covid-19/
CDC's advice on coping: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
COVID-19 AND YOUR PHYSICAL HEALTH
Please see below for resources regarding COVID-19 symptoms and how to take care of youself.
This list is not all possible symptoms. For ongoing updated list to to CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus
Look for *emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately
*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Seattle & King County Public Health COVID-19 testing resources
If you don't have a healthcare provider and have symptoms of COVID-19, call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977. The center is open 8 am to 7 pm.
Quick identification of cases, contact tracing, and isolation/quarantine are what is needed to fight the spread of COVID-19. Help us keep our community safe! Students, faculty and staff are asked to please notify Seattle University Public Safety as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-296-5990 in the following situations:
For Seattle Univesity community health recommendations if you have symptoms, test positive, been in contact with someone with COVID-19, etc.
Seattle - King County Public Health Coronavirus Disease 2019
Washington State Department of Health 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19)