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Clinical-Disaster Research Center

The University of Mississippi

Responding and Coping

Please click on the COVID-19 Resources tab for phone numbers to national hotlines for help. If you are in crisis, please call 911.

Below are some ways to help you respond and cope during this time.

What is Social Distancing?

“Social distancing is deliberately increasing the physical space between people to avoid spreading illness. Staying at least six feet away from other people lessens your chances of catching COVID-19.” – Lisa Lockerd Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H., John Hopkins Medicine


Face Masks Info

Informational Handouts, Checklists, Meditation Guides:

Fun things to do while social distancing:

CDC: Safety information for engaging in activities outside your home


Positive psychology:

For parents:


Updated: 7/6/20, 3:00PM