Resources to Manage Anxiety during a Public Health Crisis

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, we all need to find ways to get through the uncertainty and unexpected changes.

As always, NEOMED directs the University community to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for reference on COVID-19.

In addition, following are resources suggested by the Jed Foundation. While this New York-based foundation focuses on the mental health concerns of teens and young adults, the resources it lists below also extend to include higher education administrators.

JED recommendations

Services Available for NEOMED Students

The Center for Student Wellness and Counseling Services (CSWCS) remains open Monday -Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Center’s director, Jennifer Dougall, Ph.D., reminds students that in addition to counseling, alternative support services are available — a good option especially for those who not feeling physically well. Free self-help options are also available through TAO Connect for all students.

Students may make an appointment at the CSWCS by calling 330.325.6757 or emailing

Services Available for NEOMED Employees

Employees and each dependent are eligible for services through the University’s Employee Assistance Program offered through IMPACT Solutions. In addition, IMPACT Solutions has provided an Coronavirus Information Guide.

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