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Human Services: Coping

a guide to online and print resources for human services research.

Coping with the Pandemic and other Stressors

Stressed and worried? You are not alone.
There are ways to cope:
Check the list of  resources, including guides for the global university system.

You are not alone. Nearly a quarter of Americans met criteria for ‘moderate depression’ during COVID-19 pandemic years, Northeastern research shows

12 Coping Skills to Try the Next Time you are Feeling Crappy  from Wondermind

Support Services

Northeastern University

Northeastern University Human Resources (HR)

City of Boston
The City of Boston offers wellness and human services programs to students, including support for mental and emotional health.


Department of Mental Health

Finding Mental Health Support in Massachusetts

Homeless Shelters in Massachusetts

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs -- Get Help
VAmobile App Store  including tools and information for Mental Health

--Mindfulness Coach App is available to all and is FREE!
--Veterans Crisis Line

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Children and Trauma: How to talk to kids after an unspeakable trauma

Wondermind: The World's First Mental Fitness Ecosystem and a Rolling Stone interview with
Selena Gomez, one of the co-founders of Wondermind

Finding Resources to Build Social Connections--a network of resources developed by the AARP Foundation


Selected Books



  • Brain and Life -- magazine published by the American Academy of Neurology

    also available in Spanish!

      and Social Isolation tools

       including "tiny relationships" to feel better

      Faculty Pandemic Stress Now Chronic


       Sleep Foundation on

The Truth about Weight:



The authors discuss their book, Big Feelings: How to be Okay when Things are not Okay--- on NPR.-
The Library has the ebook.



Need help getting started? Start by making your bed in the morning.

Title screen for video A Student's Guide to Stress ManagementCheck our video collection at Academic Video ONline (AVON) for films on dealing with stress, such as
A Student's Guide to Stress Management

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