Coronavirus News

Learn more about how the latest developments with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) might affect you and your loved ones' mental health.
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How to Talk to a COVID Denier
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COVID-19's Impact on Neurological Function and Mental Health
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Staying Safe (and Sane) While Waiting for a COVID-19 Vaccine
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How a State of Flow Can Aid Your COVID Well-Being
A woman jogs next to a man on a bike in a lush green park.
Nature Can Improve Mental Health During the Pandemic, Study Finds
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Your Source of News Can Determine Your Response to COVID-19
A woman teaches an online class. She holds a clipboard up facing her laptop, which is open on the desk in front of her. There are papers on the wall behind her and a tripod smartphone stand on her desk with books.
How Teachers Are Coping With the New Realities of the COVID-19 Classroom
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Intimacy and Closeness Key to Strong Relationships During COVID-19
Person experiencing homelessness sitting on a sidewalk with a red blanket over their legs. They are holding a cup and covering their face with their hand.
Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What to Know
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Why Some People Are Shaming Others for Getting COVID-19
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Isolation Increases Risk of High Blood Pressure, Especially For Women
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How the Big Five Personality Traits Predicted COVID Shelter-in-Place Compliance
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COVID Stress Is Stifling Employee Engagement, New Study Suggests
A man with insomnia looks at the clock at dawn from the bed with concern
On Top of Daily Stress, COVID-19 Is Making Our Dreams Worse Too
It's normal to be a little fear of quarantine ending.
Dealing With Fears of Social Interactions During the Pandemic
A young white child looks sad while lying in a chair covered in a blanket.
Childhood Loneliness Can Have Long-Term Mental Health Implications
What Is the McGurk Effect? How COVID-19 Masks Impact Communication
How to Deal With the Guilt You Feel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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CDC Says 40% of Adults Struggle With Mental Health During COVID
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Perception of Time Has Shifted During COVID-19, New Survey Reports
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COVID-19 Is Changing the Way we Communicate—Here’s How
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More Sleep During Pandemic Doesn’t Mean Better Rest, New Studies Show
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LGBTQ+ Community Faces Unique COVID-19 Challenges
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For Some, Alone Time Is Hard to Come By During COVID-19
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Can the Return of Pro Sports Help Your Mental Health?
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Peer Pressure Looms As States Loosen COVID-19 Restrictions
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How COVID-19 May Be Destigmatizing Mental Health Issues in America
How Reopening the Country Might Be Affecting Your Mental Health
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How Mask Shaming Is Becoming a Public Battle
COVID-19 and PTSD.
Why Individuals With COVID-19 May Be at Risk for PTSD
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Collective Trauma From COVID-19
Cabin fever
How to Cope With Quarantine Fatigue
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Essential Workers Mental Health
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Why COVID-19 May Be Increasing the Risk of Suicide
Quarantine isolation because of Coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting woman's mental health.
The Impact Coronavirus Is Having on Our Mental Health
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How Humor Can Ease COVID-19 Anxiety
The importance of keeping a routine in stressful times
The Importance of Keeping a Routine During Stressful Times
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How to Deal With the Stress of Being Jobless During Coronavirus
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Addiction During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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How Different Generations Are Responding to COVID-19
Female volunteer bringing groceries to a senior woman at home under quarantine because of coronavirus.
10 Ways to Help Others During the Coronavirus Crisis
Parents and children all working from home because of coronavirus
10 Ways to Stay Motivated When Working From Home
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Tips for Coping With Coronavirus If You Live Alone
Is watching the news bad for mental health
Is Watching the News Bad for Mental Health?
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How Domestic Violence Victims Can Stay Safe During the Pandemic
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How to Keep the Romance Alive Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Are You Using Food to Cope With the Coronavirus Pandemic?
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How to Date Remotely During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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How to Manage OCD During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Understanding Grief in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Starting a new relationships during coronavirus
Starting a New Relationship in the Time of Coronavirus
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Support for Mental Health and Addiction Issues During COVID-19
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How Our Team Is Taking Care of Our Mental Health Right Now
How to Practice empathy during coronavirus
How to Practice Empathy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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How to Encourage Your Loved Ones to Engage in Social Distancing
A lot of people are experiencing financial distress right now.
How to Manage Financial Anxiety During Coronavirus
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Eating Disorders During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Social distancing
The Do's and Don'ts of Social Distancing
Verywell editorial team response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 and Your Mental Health: A Word From Verywell Mind
Working from home can affect your mental health.
How to Stay Mentally Healthy During Coronavirus