Support in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed students’ lives dramatically.  Counseling staff offer below some resources to support student health and well-being.  

LC Guidelines for Self-Isolation in Response to COVID-19

This page provides details for how to work with the college and care for yourself if you experience any symptoms.

Apps to reduce stress, improve sleep, and manage feelings of depression or anxiety

There are a lot of apps out there to support students.  Here are some that we think might be helpful to LC students!

Guidance for finding telemental healthcare, medical care, financial resources, and other social support services can be found on the Office of Student Accessibility website.

Resources to support student mental health and foster resilience

Managing stress and adapting to change

Separating ourselves from others, while still getting the social support we need

Taking care of our mental health in the face of uncertainty

Coping with coronavirus anxiety (includes short meditations, and information about xenophobia and isolation)

Mental Health Amid the COVID-19 Crisis Tips and tools for addressing our mental health and helping friends, family and neighbors.

Coronavirus Sanity Guide Free meditations, podcasts, and blogs designed to build resilience and cope with coronavirus and quarantine induced anxiety.

COVID-19 Tips and Resources from the Jed Foundation

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 Resources from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.

Strategies for Grief and Anxiety

DBT Crisis Survival Skills Helpful series of brief videos teaching distress tolerance skills for managing crisis and regulating your mood (DBT or Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills, videos presented
by Dr. Shireen Risvi, Rutgers University)

Anxiety Files A collection of short skills-based articles published in Psychology Today (compiled by Dr. Robert Leahy, author of 27 books including Anxiety Free, The Worry Cure, and Beat the Blues )

Coronavirus Anxiety: Coping with Stress, Fear, and Worry

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief Harvard Business Review interview with David Kessler, grief expert, regarding anticipatory grief

What’s Your Grief A website about grief. Specifically, the mission is to promote grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways.

Websites that offer online guided meditations

From Dr. Ron Siegel

From the University of San Diego Center for Mindfulness

Multi-media Resources

Below are some meditation and mindful recordings.

Body Scan

Guided Sitting Meditation

Mindful Floor Yoga

Mindful Standing Yoga