We are pleased to share with you selected information to reset for well-being during the time of COVID-19 and whenever life demands. Additional department curated resources can be found here, and also on this site, for well-being and self-care; children, adolescents and parents; schools; and healthcare providers. We invite you to learn more about the department’s mission and work on our website. Enjoy exploring what resonates with you.
Stress and Mindful Practices
Covid Coach: To cope with stress and stay well. An app developed by the National Center for PTSD, US Department of Veterans Affairs.
For those who wish a more structured approach on meeting life’s challenges, explore this additional VA offering. Both of these are free, secure, and recommended by our faculty.
Breathe When You Need a Minute: 17 easy-to-follow guided breathing videos because breathing is one thing you have control over. Recommended by our faculty.
Meditate: Join our faculty for live or prerecorded guided meditations with faculty member John Rettger on soundcloud (no subscription needed)
CBT-i Coach for insomnia: An app developed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. It’s free, secure and recommended by our faculty.
Sleep in the time of coronavirus, reclaim serenity: A Stanford podcast on soundcloud (no subscription needed) with Rafael Pelayo.
YogaX: Scientifically informed yoga training from the Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Classes, education, resources, guided, practices, community.
Children, Adolescents and Parents
A very rich collection of information for these times on stress, communication, technology, the classroom, when to seek help and more from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
GeriPal: Virtual Resources for Older Adults. A blog suggested by our geriatric psychiatry faculty for older adults, especially when ways to connect with family, friends, and services require new tools and creativity.
Well-being and Working from Home During Covid-19
We recommend these two links for our staff and share with you courtesy of the CDC and the American Psychiatric Association Center for Workplace Mental Health.
We have included some external resources for your information above but did not create the content.
We encourage you to please bring any questions or concerns to your provider.