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For Mental Health Providers: Working with Patients Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak   [open pdf - 339KB]

From the Document: "The COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] outbreak may present a range of challenges for patients in your care[.] [...] There are many ways that these challenges might affect patients with existing mental health issues. [...] Providers can help mitigate risk for patients by: [1] Checking in on them regularly; [2] Providing accurate and up to date public health information; [3] Empathizing with stress reactions; [4] Fostering their patients' ability to cope with distress; [and] [5] Conveying that patients CAN take meaningful steps to manage their own stress reactions[.]"

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National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
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