Covid-19 and Other Crisis Resources

Worldwide events are testing businesses and their employees in new and extraordinary ways. Below are some resources to help employers, managers, supervisors and employees navigate this uncertain time. If your need assistance, please contact Wheeer EAP at 1.800.275.3327.

Disaster Resources for Schools and Communities: Downloadable PDF

Disaster Resources for Schools and Communities 

COVID-19: Downloadable PDFs

Staying Safe During the Holiday Season Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sustaining Our Community During the COVID-19 Crisis
Coronavirus EAP Flyer
COVID-19 Information Tips and Resources
The Governor's Prevention Partnership: COVID-19 Resources

Managing the COVID-19 Crisis: Resources for Employers

Managing the COVID-19 Crisis: What Employers Can Do
Working Remotely During COVID-19
Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Breakouts

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Navigating Anxiety and Uncertainty During the COVID-19 Outbreak
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Virtual Recovery Support Groups
Preparing Your Household
State of Connecticut Official Website
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Recovery Resources

Maintaining Your Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic
AA and NA
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Online Meeting Schedules
SMART Recovery
SAMHSA National Helpline
DMHAS Website
United Way 211 of Connecticut

How to Talk with Your Children

Talking with Children about Covid-19
Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents and Teachers During Infectious
Disease Outbreaks

Caroline Conquers Her Corona Fears: Coloring Book
Answering Your Young Child’s Questions About Coronavirus
Supporting Young Children Isolated Due to COVID-19
Why are people wearing masks? Why are people covering their faces?
Video: How to show young children why using soap is important


Other Helpful Resources

Connecticut Clearinghouse, a statewide library and resource center, provides information on substance use and mental health disorders, prevention and health promotion, treatment and recovery, wellness and related topics.

2-1-1 provides free and confidential resource that helps people find the local resources they need.

In Connecticut

The American Red Cross provides emergency aid to help you recover from a disaster and advice to help you become better prepared to face one in the future.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

The United States Office of Policy Management Handling Traumatic Events-A Manager’s Handbook helps managers prepare and respond to traumatic events in the workplace such as suicides, assaults, threats and natural disasters.

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