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.
Resources for Health Care Workers
Resources on compassion fatigue, understanding grief, self-care, and more.
Supporting Recovery and Healing
Learn how Hazelden Betty Ford is making a difference during this unprecedented time.
Resources to help you manage fear and anxiety during challenging times.
Resilience in Challenging Times
Learn what it means to be resilient and get tips for moving forward.
Resources by Topic
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Free meal tracking app that includes recommendations by clinicians.
App to help track water intake for those who are struggling with fluids.
Below are resources to help you with challenges during this difficult time.
Resources to help frontline healthcare workers as they confront the Coronavirus crisis.
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.
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.
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.
Any reference to the services or website of any non-Cigna entity is provided for informational purposes only.