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Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2. You will be transferred to a crisis support line
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Text “Home” to 741741

Call National Suicide Prevention Line at
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Social Connecting While Physical Distancing

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Tips to Stay Socially Connected

  • Send someone a virtual hug!

     

  • Coordinate regular FaceTimes/Skype/Zoom chats with friends.

     

  • Sweat together & take an at-home exercise class together via Zoom.

     

  • Thinking of someone? Maybe let them know via text, phone call, or a hand-written note.

     

  • Pop some popcorn & host a virtual Netflix Party that lets you have a watch party with friends.

     

  • Show off your moves and have a live, virtual dance party with friends via Zoom.


  • Host a virtual game night-House Party–play Pictionary or Charades via Zoom, Scrabble, Codenames, Cards Against Humanity, Jack Box Game, and more!

     

  • Spirituality and religion can also offer a sense of connectedness and groundedness during a challenging time. 

How to Improve Relationship with Food

Are you struggling with your relationship with food? In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week that occurs Feb. 21st- Feb. 27th here are 7 tips that will help you improve your relationship with food:

1. Be aware that there are NO “good” foods and “bad” foods. All foods provide nutrition and sustenance to the body and our bodies need protein, carbohydrate, fiber, and even sugar and fat to survive. All foods are good if you eat a variety of foods to get all of the nutrients that you need in moderation….

Weather the Changes in Weather

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!

Taking Care of your Emotional Health in an Emergency

It is natural to feel stress, anxiety, grief, and worry during and after an emergency like the COVID-19 pandemic and continued concerns around anti-Black and anti-Asian violence and discrimination. Everyone reacts differently, and your own feelings will change over time. Notice and accept how you feel. Taking care of your emotional health during an emergency will help you think clearly and react to the urgent needs to protect yourself and your loved ones. Self-care during an emergency will help your long-term healing.