Our counseling staff has gathered resources to help students and families minimize concerns and to offer guidance on managing and coping with stress related to COVID-19.

It is important to take care of not only your physical health but also your emotional well-being during our current national emergency. Follow these tips for taking care of your whole self:

  • Practice good hygiene to minimize germs: wash hands frequently and thoroughly, eat nutritious meals, get plenty of sleep, exercise, use social distancing and engage in relaxation/meditation.
  • Stay tuned with your psychological health and reach out for help when necessary.
  • Contact a counselor, clergy member, doctor, social worker.  In crisis, call 911 or the Crisis Center of North Texas (800) 273-8255.
  • Stay connected to loved ones. Use technology to communicate if you are unable to meet in person. Share your concerns and gratitudes.
  • Take note of how your loved ones are feeling and acting. Support them by letting them know you care and connecting them to resources.
  • Avoid excessive media coverage, but stay informed by reliable resources