Take care of you…

Sometimes slowing down enough to take the time to relax when you are stressed or anxious is difficult. Changes like what we’ve experienced during COVID-19 can be stressful.

Take time to relax and calm your mind, body, and heart.

Self-Care isn’t’ selfish… it’s smart.

Here are five reasons to meditate:

1. Understand your emotions
2. Lower your stress
3. Connect better
4. Improve focus
5. Reduce brain chatter

Learn How to Meditate

Take a Breather…

Why should I perform breathing exercises?

Deep Breathing is one of the most convenient ways to relieve stress, anxiety, and even aide digestion. Some benefits of deep breathing include:

  • Decreases stress
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps support correct posture

Play some games:

Surround yourself with calming sounds…

A picture of an illustration made on weavesilk

Draw some art.

A picture of a coffee mug, singing bowl, and TV illustrating the many sounds you can make

A Soft Murmur
Create your own environment.

A picture of rain falling

Rainy Mood
Listen to the rain.

Relax with some videos:

There is always help…

New York Project Hope
Crisis Counselor Portal
Provider Portal
Community Partnerships
New York Office of Mental Health

Emotional Support Helpline

Talk to a crisis counselor:

Call: 1-844-863-9314

Confidential • Anonymous • Free

8am-10pm / 7 days