While it is natural to be anxious during this time, those with underlying mental health issues might need additional support and resources.  According to Mental Health America, people whose mental health is compromised are at greater risk of experiencing worsening mental illness as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. These websites have good information about managing mental health issues during these stressful days: 

American Psychiatric Association: Working Remotely During COVID-19 .  AAP has great tips and strategies for managing mental health and well-being.

Beyond Blue: Looking After Your Mental Health During The Coronavirus Outbreak.  This website from Australia offers great well-being advice, including maintaining perspective and finding balance in relation to media coverage.

International OCD Foundation: COVID-19 & OCD . The IOCDF provides suggestions and resources for managing OCD fears and behaviors.

Mental Health America: Living With Mental Illness During COVID-19 Outbreak — Preparing For Your Wellness . MHA offers tips for creating a wellness plan with links to crisis lines and “warm” lines.

Mind For Better Mental Health: Coronavirus And Your Wellbeing.   This terrific website from the UK has practical tips for staying at home while attending to health and well-being.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide.  NAMI’s comprehensive guide includes info in a user-friendly Q&A format.

On Our Sleeves from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Behavioral Health Resources for Coronavirus.  This website has expert resources and guides for parents with young children, including how to talk to children about the pandemic, working from home, and keeping children busy and connected.