Personal Resources

personal resources

Resources to help you manage family, finances and more in a time of crisis.

Managing Anxiety

Feeling anxious in response to a threat is a normal human reaction but sustained high anxiety can undermine a constructive response to the crisis. People who already suffer from anxiety and related disorders are especially vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

We offer some guidelines that can help you and your family to deal with coronavirus anxiety.

How to De-stress during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here are some additional activities, suggestions, and links that focus on family well-being. 

NYS Emotional Support Hotline

For Retirees: Tips for Managing the Coronavirus Crisis

Specific information for NYSUT retirees and older Americans about how to manage the impact of the coronavirus on your day-to-day life beyond just protecting yourself from the spread of the disease.

Retiree Webinars: April - June 2020

NYSUT is offering a series of free, live webinars to help retirees stay engaged, stay healthy, beat loneliness and learn new skills. Beginning April 28 and running through June, the webinars will focus on a range of topics including a pension discussion with TRS and ERS representatives; a cooking session on using pantry staples; chair yoga; and how to protect your online privacy and avoid scams. LEARN MORE.

For Families: Resources and Activities

Suggested resources and activities for parents to share with their children during this unprecedented time, curated by our Research and Educational Services team.

Coronavirus FAQ

An overview of COVID-19, and guidance on keeping you and your family safe.

  • NYS DOH Novel Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
  • NYS DOH Emotional Support Hotline: 1-844-863-9314
  • See also: Social Distancing FAQ