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April is Stress Awareness Month!

April is Stress Awareness Month. Most people will agree that it has been a stressful year with economic and health concerns and the uncertainty that COVID has brought to our daily lives. Now is as good a time as any to examine how you are feeling and what you can do to alleviate or manage that stress. You can check out some of our books and audiobooks or take a look at some of the resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Institute on Mental Health below.

You can request items for curbside pickup Monday-Thursday 10-8 and Friday and Saturday 10-4. To reserve a CD, place a request in the online catalog, fill out a request form, or call the reference desk at 978-674-4121. Please note that access to the building is by appointment only. The stacks are not open for browsing at this time.

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COVID-related stress

Feeling Stressed or Anxious About the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Managing Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips for Survivors of a Pandemic: Managing Stress

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health – Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Estrés relacionado con COVID

¿Te sientes estresado o ansioso por la pandemia de COVID-19?

Consejos para manejar el estrés durante la pandemia de COVID-19

Cómo lidiar con el estrés durante un brote de una enfermedad contagiosa

Cómo cuidar de su salud conductual: Consejos para lidiar con medidas de precaución durante un brote de una enfermedad contagiosa: distanciamiento social, cuarentena y aislamiento

Stress—General Information

5 Things You Should Know About Stress

I’m So Stressed Out! Fact Sheet  |  Infographic

Estrés–Información general

5 cosas que usted debe saber sobre el estrés

¡Estoy tan estresado!  hoja informativa  I  infografía

If stress is interfering with your daily life and you cannot cope, know that help is available. Click here to determine if it is time to seek help. If you do need help, follow this link and scroll down to Mental Health, Emotional Health and Well-Being Resources.