Resources to Promote Well-being During COVID-19
Current as of May 19, 2020
As coronavirus disease 2019 persists, and with uncertainty over what daily life might look like for at least the foreseeable future, it is important for service providers to be able to access resources to help service members and their families.
This includes having access to information on topics, such as managing stress, maintaining mental well-being and staying strong in the face of the pandemic.
Where to find the information you need to help others
Resources are available to help service members and their families, leadership and health care providers, including:
COVID Coach app a military community resource
The COVID Coach app is a resource that can help everyone in the military community maintain mental health during the pandemic. The app has four categories: "Manage Stress," "Learn," "Mood Check" and "Find Resources."
"Manage Stress" is broken down into subtopics, including:
- Coping with stress
- Feeling lonely
- Feeling sad or hopeless
- Handling anger and irritability
- Navigating relationships
"Learn" offers tools designed to help individuals:
- Stay well
- Stay balanced
- Stay together
- Stay safe
- Stay healthy
"Mood Check" allows users to:
- Set a goal
- Track well-being
- Track anxiety
- Track mood
- Track PTSD symptoms
"Find Resources" allows users to find content providing support in the following areas:
- Crisis and substance abuse
- General counseling
- Financial resources and benefits
- Local COVID-19 benefits
COVID Coach, which is no cost to service or family members, also includes guidance on how to get the most out of the app, as well as how to personalize it and manage data. Users can also share the app with people they know.
Stay up to date on all the latest information on COVID-19. For Department of Defense updates for the military community regarding the virus that causes COVID-19, view the following sites: