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Our diverse multi-disciplinary staff includes licensed mental health professionals in psychology, counseling, and social work.
HOURS9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Monday through Friday*
LOCATION2250 N. Sheffield AvenueStudent Center, Suite 350Chicago, IL 60614
SW corner of Sheffield and Belden
LOCATION25 E. Jackson BoulevardLewis Center, Suite 1465Chicago, IL 60604
SW corner of Wabash and Jackson
@LoveisLouder provides tips, tools, and resources for taking care of your physical and mental health and supporting each other during this time of uncertainty.
Seize the Awkward offers tips and tools that students can use to encourage conversations between friends and peers about mental health.
Self-Care Strategies from the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has guidance on managing mental health and coping for individuals and communities.
Covid-19 coping session and free mindfulness library from Therapy Assistance Online.
Radical Healing in Times of Uncertainty from Psychology Today.
Jelena Kecmanovice from the Anxiety and Depression Association of American Psychologists provides 7 science-based strategies and tips for coping with COVID-19 anxiety.
We know that stress around the rapidly developing COVID-19 situation is challenging. In addition to utilizing these resources, JED’s self-care experts recommend getting adequate sleep, eating well, and engaging in exercise, among other tips for practicing good self care.
Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
Resources for Coping with Stigma and Developing Resilience
People who already are managing existing mental health conditions should prioritize self-care during difficult times and should contact their clinicians if they have questions or concerns. To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Text “START” to 741-741 to reach the Crisis Text Line. See a list of crisis hotlines here.
In case of a life-threatening emergency, please call Public Safety (773) 325-7777, 911 or the Advocate Illinois Masonic Behavioral Health Services Crisis Line at (773) 296-5380.
We’re all in this together and we hope this information can help cultivate perspective and curb anxiety.