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Maintaining Mental Health During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health understands that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is having a major impact on colleges and universities in our state and throughout the nation. As our state leadership has made some drastic decisions, we are in agreement that these decisions are vital and necessary for the safety of everyone. The Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health is also in agreement with national recommendations for maintaining mental health during this pandemic. Please see below for recommendations, guidelines and tips that we thought would be important to share.

JED Recommendations:

Tips and resources related to mental health and social distancing/isolation:

The CDC offers many helpful links as our nation navigates this virus:

TED Talks:

In addition, we invite you to view The Ohio Program for Campus Safety & Mental Health 2018-2020 recorded webinars via their YouTube channel. We also encourage you to engage in self-care, manage your media exposure, and stay connected with resources and networks.