SBM COVID-19 Website Resources

APA General Resource for Pandemics

 General resources and links for providers, supervisors, and trainees, plus emergency preparedness information and other resources for patients and caregivers
https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/pandemics


For Patients

Basic steps to prevent COVID-19:

How to cope with stress
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Definition of social distancing, isolation, quarantine, & how to cope
https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/social-distancing

SAMHSA on taking care of your behavioral health during an infectious disease outbreak
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Taking-Care-of-Your-Behavioral-Health-During-an-Infectious-Disease-Outbreak/sma14-4894

Reducing stigma related to COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/reducing-stigma.html

Facts on COVID-19 and UV Exposure
https://www.newswise.com/articles/american-academy-of-dermatology-statement-on-the-dangers-of-ultraviolet-exposure
https://www.who.int/uv/en/

Facts on COVID-19 and obesity:
https://stop.publichealth.gwu.edu/sites/stop.publichealth.gwu.edu/files/fact%20sheets/STOP%20Fact%20Sheet_%20COVID19%20.pdf


For Psychologists

Articles from APA Journals Free
https://www.apa.org/pubs/highlights/covid-19-articles

Empirical Support for Psychological Providers: Lancet Article on the psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30460-8/fulltext

COVID-19 Pandemic Psychosocial Functioning Measure
https://www.sbm.org/UserFiles/file/PandemicPsychosocialFunctioningMeasure2020.pdf

Managing Behavioral Health Conditions

Opioid guidelines during COVID19 outbreak
https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/statutes-regulations-guidelines/covid-19-guidance-otp

Handbook for behavioral health during disasters
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/TAP-34-Disaster-Planning-Handbook-for-Behavioral-Health-Treatment-Programs/SMA13-4779

Handout for managing behavioral health concerns during COVID19 outbreak
https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14-4894.pdf

Psychological first aid/resources
https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/psychological-first-aid/resources

Caregiving & Parenting

General caregiving info
https://www.cdc.gov/aging/caregiving/index.htm

Caregiving with COVID-19
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019

Talking with children about infectious disease outbreak
https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Talking-With-Children-Tips-for-Caregivers-Parents-and-Teachers-During-Infectious-Disease-Outbreaks/PEP20-01-01-006

Managing Isolation
https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/social-distancing

Wellbeing for Healthcare Providers & Psychologists

Headspace: a stress, meditation, relaxation & sleep app is free with NPI provider number
https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19

10 Percent Happier: is a stress/meditation/sleep app that is free to all healthcare providers with code HEALTHCARE (*APA does not endorse this application; this is intended to provide information about one of many evidence-based tools for provider wellbeing)
https://www.tenpercent.com

Telehealth for Psychologists & Behavioral Health Providers 

APA general guidelines
https://www.apa.org/practice/guidelines/telepsychology

Best Practice Training
https://apa.content.online/catalog/product.xhtml?eid=15132

CMS
https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-telemedicine-health-care-provider-fact-sheet

National Register training TODAY
https://www.nationalregister.org/education-training/webinars/coronavirus-webinar/

Unintended consequences & solutions article
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5171569/


For Supervisors, Students, & Training Directors

APA training update
https://www.apaservices.org/practice/news/psychology-training-covid19?_ga=2.108047874.1205361766.1584415450-1364906149.1583425394

CoA update from APA
https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/a14f9462/files/uploaded/COVID-19%20message%20from%20APA%20Office%20of%20Program%20Consultation%20and%20Accreditation%5B1%5D.pdf

APPIC FAQ
https://www.appic.org/News-Articles/ArtMID/1931/ArticleID/4/COVID-19-Information

APPIC Psychology Training & Education Joint Statement on COVID-19
https://www.appic.org/News-Articles/ArtMID/1931/ArticleID/5/Psychology-Training-And-Education-Joint-Statement-COVID-19

Advocating for Inclusion of Health Psychology in Patient Wellness

Inclusion of psychological services in response to any emergency
https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/mental-health-in-emergencies

For Healthcare Workers

PHR statement on facing retaliation for speaking out on PPE shortages
https://www.sbm.org/behavioral-medicine-during-the-time-of-covid-19/sbm-covid-19-website-resources


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