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:  Checking in on them regularly;  Providing accurate and up to date public health information;  Empathizing with stress reactions;  Fostering their patients' ability to cope with distress; [and]  Conveying that patients CAN take meaningful steps to manage their own stress reactions[.]"
National Center for PTSD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/