Let’s Talk: COVID-19 and Your Health

Published on April 13th, 2020

Being away from school, teachers, and friends during the COVID-19 health crisis can be tough, and it feels like everything has changed. See how others are managing the crisis, and find general resources to support your overall health, below.

COVID-19’s impact on young people:

  • Above the Noise: YouTube video series on COVID-19 and GenZ that discusses how the virus is impacting the lives of young people across the country.
  • Real Talk: Real Talk crowdsources stories from young people on a variety of topics, including topics related to managing life during this time. All stories are screened and paired with a high quality online resource before being published to the app.

Overall health resources for young people:

  • Mt. Sinai’s Health Hub: A leading adolescent health center provides accurate health information on a wide variety of topics.

Asking for a friend:

  • Do you have questions about your health? How to manage new and different forms of stress and anxiety? How to protect yourself from STIs? How to make choices about drinking? College student health educators with Peer Health Exchange are here to help. Click the “ask” button located at the bottom right corner of your screen and share your question and we will endeavor to provide a personal response within 48 hours. We will not share any information you submit except to facilitate our response with your questions. *Our website is not a resource for life-threatening situations and is not monitored 24/7. If you are in crisis, please call 911.*

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