• March 11, 2020 10:32 AM

The virus is bringing up fear and anxiety for people. Where can I get emotional support?

The virus is bringing up fear and anxiety for people. Where can I get emotional support?

The virus is bringing up fear and anxiety for people. Where can I get emotional support? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

When you hear, read, or watch news about an outbreak of an infectious disease such as Coronavirus, you may feel anxious and show signs of stress—even when you are at low risk for getting sick. These signs of stress are normal. In the wake of an infectious disease outbreak, monitor your own physical and mental health. Know the signs of stress in yourself and your loved ones. Know how to relieve stress, and know when to get help. There is a National Disaster Distress Helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline

Toll-Free: 1-800-985-5990 (English and español)

SMS: Text TalkWithUs to 66746

SMS (español): “Hablanos” al 66746

TTY: 1-800-846-8517

Website in English: https://www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

Website in Spanish: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline/espanol