Stress and Coping

Manage your stress for better living.

Stress – it’s everywhere and something we all experience. If left unmanaged, stress can negatively impact our physical health, emotional well-being, relationships, work, and many other things in our lives. To effectively manage stress, one must identify the stressor and take active steps to reduce the impact of the stressor by using effective and individualized coping tools. You are not alone if you have unmanaged stress! There are many helpful resources to help reduce stress and enhance coping skills.

Need Help Now?

Suicidal? Call 911

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Find a therapist

  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • In Spanish: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), press 2

Military Veterans

  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • Press 1

LGBT Youth

  • 1-866-4-U-TREVOR

Crisis Text Line

  • Text “TALK” to 552020
  • In Spanish: Text "HABLAR" to 552020

Search for Apps that include things like check-ins for your mood, guided meditation, breathing exercises, tracking symptoms of stress, and goal setting. Some examples include: