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Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for the general public

This collection includes fact sheets for the general public and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19). Masks informationSee translated versions of the 'Do I need to wear a mask?' poster. How to wear a mask 1 September 2020VideoCoronavirus (COVID-19) Dr Nick Coatsworth message on masks 23 July 2020VideoCoronavirus (COVID-19) – Face masks: How they protect you and…Read More

Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color

Mental Health for BIPOC Summary In addition to COVID-19, recent events have brought heightened attention to the specific stressors faced by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, who may be experiencing heightened fear, anger and grief at this time. Consistent with the Guide’s mission to provide timely mental health resources, we highlight a…Read More

Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During the Pandemic

Mark É. Czeisler1,2; Rashon I. Lane, MA3; Emiko Petrosky, MD3; Joshua F. Wiley, PhD1; Aleta Christensen, MPH3; Rashid Njai, PhD3; Matthew D. Weaver, PhD1,4,5; Rebecca Robbins, PhD4,5; Elise R. Facer-Childs, PhD1; Laura K. Barger, PhD4,5; Charles A. Czeisler, MD, PhD1,4,5; Mark E. Howard, MBBS, PhD1,2,6; Shantha M.W. Rajaratnam, PhD1,4,5 (View author affiliations) View suggested citationSummary…Read More

Types of Mental Illness

There are many different conditions that are recognized as mental illnesses. The more common types include:Anxiety disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. An anxiety disorder is diagnosed if the…Read More