Wellness, Mental Health, and Behavioral Resources

Last Updated October 7, 2020

Wellness, Mental Health, and Behavioral Resources

Taking care of your emotional health and well-being is more important than ever.

As we work to manage our lives due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, taking care of your mental health and emotional well-being is more important than ever.

Whether you are coping with stress and anxiety, feelings of isolation, or struggling to meet every day obligations, we are here to help you. We’ve put together a wide-range of resources from Cigna experts, community partners, and other trusted sources. From practical home-schooling tips to coping with job loss, we can help you navigate this moment and into the future.

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Resources for Health Care Workers

Resources on compassion fatigue, understanding grief, self-care, and more.

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Substance Use Resources

Resources for alcohol or substance use.

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Managing Anxiety

Resources to help you manage fear and anxiety during challenging times.

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Aunt Bertha Social Care Network

Find local resources for counseling, education, finances, and more.

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Managing the Challenges of Coronavirus During the Holidays [PDF]

Coping with the Fear of the Coronavirus [PDF]

Strategies for Coping Through Uncertainty [PDF]

Managing Anxiety, Fears, and Concerns Webcast

Managing Anxiety, Fears, and Concerns Webcast Transcript [PDF]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Information and resources on managing mental health issues, including access to a crisis helpline.

NAMI Mental Health Coping Strategies during the Coronavirus
Strategies to cope with social distancing and the effect on mental health.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Online support groups for those with depression or bipolar disorder.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Resources for the prevention and treatment of anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders.

Daily Strength Support Groups
Online support groups to join in your time of need.

Staying home could make it tough to teach and connect with loved ones in the autism community. The following resources provide education and support along with Coronavirus updates.

Cigna's Autism Awareness Series
Advice and information on common issues faced by parents and caregivers of children with autism.

Gemiini Online Educational Programs
Online program that helps teach educational skills to those with autism.

Autism Speaks
Coronavirus information and resources for the autism community.

Behavior Analyst Certification Board Coronavirus Updates
Guidance for Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) during the Coronavirus.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Coding Coalition
Information on the impact on ABA services during the Coronavirus.

Autism Society Coronavirus Resources
Virtual resources to help people with autism communicate and interact with others.

Taking care of a loved one can be challenging especially during COVID-19. We’ve provided resources to assist you.

Cigna's Caregiver Resources

If you are or have been a part of a codependent relationship, the resources below can help you create healthy connections virtually.

Codependents Anonymous International
Programs to help with recovery from codependence and create positive relationships.

Codependents Anonymous International Virtual Meetings
Online meetings to connect with others who are ending codependent relationships.

Resources and services available in your community to find help during COVID-19.

Community Resources [PDF]

If you are experiencing domestic violence, emotional or verbal abuse, or other mistreatment, the following resources offer support, phone numbers to contact, and shelter locations.

National Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline: 1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or TYY: 1 (800) 787-3224 or text LOVEIS to 1 (866) 331-9474

National Domestic Violence Hotline Support and Shelter Information
Confidential, free, 24/7 support line for those experiencing domestic violence.

National Coalition against Domestic Violence
Community dedicated to supporting survivors and advocates.

U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence against Women
Services for victims of domestic violence and regulations to reduce violence against women.

Domestic Shelter Locator
Online tool to find a nearby domestic abuse shelter.

Resources for Suspected Child or Elder Abuse [PDF]
Phone numbers and websites to contact if you suspect maltreatment of a child or senior.

Are You in an Abusive Relationship [PDF]

How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship [PDF]

Partner Violence Safety Planning [PDF]

Partner Violence Resources [PDF]

Domestic Violence Awareness Webcast

Domestic Violence Awareness Webcast Transcript [PDF]

The resources below offer online support through websites and apps.

The Emily Program Peace Meal Podcasts
Resources for recovery while creating a community to keep individuals on track.

Eating Disorder Recovery Specialists
Free virtual support groups during COVID-19.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
Resources to help in addition to professional help.

Recovery Record
Free meal tracking app that includes recommendations by clinicians.

Plant Nanny
App to help track water intake for those who are struggling with fluids.

Resources to help frontline healthcare workers as they confront the Coronavirus crisis.

Compassion Fatigue – Awareness for Helping Professionals [PDF]

Self-Care Checklist [PDF]

Techniques for Relaxing [PDF]

Understanding Grief for Helping Professionals [PDF]

Health Care Workers: Self-Care in Stressful Times Webcast

Health Care Workers: Self-Care in Stressful Times Webcast Transcript [PDF]

Mindfulness and Stress Management

Front-line health care workers and their families can suffer from high levels of stress and anxiety, especially during times of crisis. We offer resources to help.

Managing the Return to Work Webcast
Webcast that explores the unique challenges of returning to work after a pandemic. Read the transcript

If you’re in recovery for alcohol or substance use, social distancing may be difficult without in-person guidance or support. The following resources provide options for connecting online with peers and support groups.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Helpline: 1 (800) 662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1 (800) 487-4889

Cigna's Substance Use Awareness Series
Find expert advice and information on substance use disorders.

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Virtual Tools
Virtual meetings, chat rooms, and message boards to connect with others in recovery.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Virtual Meetings
Daily online 12-step meeting that’s open to the public.

The Daily Pledge

DynamiCare Health
Telehealth recovery program that offers daily online support meetings with peers and allies.

In the Rooms: A Global Recovery Community
Online tools to assist those recovering from addiction and related issues including weekly live meetings.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Virtual Meetings
Online meetings to connect with others in recovery.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Phone Meetings
Meetings by phone to connect with others in recovery.

Supporting Recovery and Healing Podcast
Learn how Hazeldon Betty Ford is making a difference during this unprecedented time.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-8255 or TTY: 1 (800) 799-4889. Confidential, free, 24/7 support line for people in crisis or emotional distress.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

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