Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

  • Take breaks from news and social media – consider your viewing habits
  • Eat healthy, get movement in, and get plenty of sleep.
  • Try calming activities – deep breathing, stretching, or meditating.
  • Make time to do activities you enjoy, especially outdoors
  • Talk to others about how you are feeling or if you have concerns
  • Avoid excessive alcohol or drug usage, these can make stress worse.

Seek Support when you need it

Peer Support Warm Line: 1 (866) 771 – 9276
Maine Crisis and Counseling Line: 1 (888) 568 – 1112

Talk to your clinician if you need help and learn more about stress at: