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Common Reactions to COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outlined common reactions to COVID-19. If you’re feeling the following, know you are not alone and we are here to help:

  • Fear and worry about your own health and that of your loved one who may have been exposed.
  • Changes in sleeping and eating patterns.
  • Difficulty sleeping or concentrating.
  • Worsening of chronic health problems.
  • Increased use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

The university, local and state health officials are taking COVID-19 seriously, but it’s important that you do not let this virus and its affects control your life. There are many simple and effective ways to manage your fears and anxieties.

Learn healthy ways to cope with stress, manage anxiety and take care of your emotional health with tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Behavioral health services at CMU

The Student Wellness Center provides telehealth counseling for students who feel overwhelmed. Learn more about scheduling an appointment.