50 Digital Resources to Help You Manage Your Mental Health During the Holidays
November 16, 2020
The holiday season brings a bounty of emotions and challenges. Gift-shopping, gift-giving, meal-planning and travel arrangements combined with anxiety and stress during the holidays might have been regular challenges for some people in previous years. During a pandemic, different concerns about changes in tradition or lack of social interaction may surface, causing feelings of worry and loneliness for people as they try to sort out new situations while managing holiday stress.
OnlineCounselingPrograms.com collected digital resources to help those in need of mental health support for problems such as loneliness, grief and depression during the holidays.
Recognizing Holiday Triggers of Trauma, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: the importance of creating meaningful alternative rituals to avoid traditional celebrations where situations are uncomfortable.
Project Return Peer Support Network: dial 888-448-9777 for English or 800-448-4055 for Spanish, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. PT Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. PT Saturday, to connect with this warm line for people who are coping with mental health concerns and who need a peer to talk to while traditional services are closed.