Mental Health Support Tools

During this stressful time, it’s normal to feel worried, frustrated or isolated.  We care about your well-being. Here are some tips and resources to help you support yourself and others.

Take Care of Your Mind:

  • Take deep breaths and stretch. Try our yoga and meditation resources.
  • Clear your head and step away from the news and social media.
  • Talk to a counselor through Optima Employee Assistance Program. This benefit also includes online personal and professional development resources and is available to members on employer-based plans.
  • Try to do some other activities you enjoy. Read a book, watch your favorite TV show, or catch up on a podcast.

Take Care of Your Body:

Connect with and Support Others:

Talk with loved ones via phone, video chat, or social media.

  • Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations, so be kind and empathetic.
  • Listen without judgement, reassure them, and connect them with trusted resources.
  • Help them refocus on things they can control and problem-solve.
  • Stay in touch. Offer to call or text once a day to check in or offer encouragement.

Get the Facts:

Keep Things in Perspective:

Remind yourself that everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Be kind to yourself and others.

Yoga and Meditation Resources

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We offer a variety of guided meditation and video resources to help reduce stress and anxiety.

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