Coping With Stress

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The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people.  Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and may cause strong emotions in adults and children.  Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.  Taking care of yourself, your family, and your friends can help you cope with stress.  Helping others cope with their stress can also make your community stronger. Below are resources to help you cope and manage anxiety. 

Alert SignIf you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, call:

  • 911
  • 1-800-985-5990 (SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline)
  • 1-800-273-8255 (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)
  • 530-283-4333 (Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center Crisis Line)
Sierra County Warm Line for Supportive Conversation

Tips on How to Talk to Children about COVID-19

Tips on How to Talk to Children about COVID-19

Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event