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Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19

Tips and Strategies for Coping and Resilience during COVID-19:
Use these strategies on your own or with your team

UHN Wellness & Mental Health Supports

The COVID-19 Preparedness page for Mental Health Supports page on the UHN intranet has information and contacts for:

  • UHN Cares Counselling and Support Services
  • Resources you can use on your own for: 
    • managing stress
    • coping with loneliness, sadness and grief
    • staying calm, dealing with anxiety and trauma
    • family and financial concerns
    • coping with anger and irritability
    • using mindfulness 

If you are off site and looking to access these pages, log in to the intranet then go to the COVID-19 Preparedness page and then the "Mental Health Supports" tab on the right. 

The COVID-19 Preparedness page for Staff Wellness and Support on the UHN intranet has: 

  • Peer-to-Peer support line
  • BRITE Resources for COVID-19
  • Webinars and other resources from Morneau Shepell
  • Information about the Wellness Respite Centres for staff
  • Added Value Benefits for employees 
  • And a link directly to Wellness@UHN which has resources, information and services for resilience, wellness, mindfulness, self-care, thankfulness and more

If you are off site and looking to access these pages, log in to the intranet then go to the COVID-19 Preparedness page and then the "Staff Wellness" tab on the right. 

Tip Sheets from UHN CARES - COVID-19 Mental Health Support Program

External COVID-19 mental health services for health care providers

How to be more mindful

  • Being Mindful - UHN team members can find this online course with tips and techniques to be mindful and reduce stress in MyLearning

How to cope with stress and anxiety

  • Breathe with the shape:

a geometric shape that slowly increases and decreases in size

How to build and maintain resilience