Anxiety, Stress & Grief Management

Managing Anxiety, Stress and Grief during COVID-19

Anxiety and stress challenge us even during the best of times. During a global pandemic, these feelings can be intensified. The articles, handouts and webinars below are intended to help you overcome these challenges during COVID-19. Remember, Triad EAP also provides counseling services to our eligible organizations. Contact us to learn more at 877-679-1100.

Want to know your anxiety or stess levels? You can a test here.

Death is never easy to process, especially when it happens unexpectedly. People find comfort and grieve in different ways, whether it’s connecting with family, talking to a friend, focusing on a special project, journaling, or another activity. Social distancing and stress related to COVID-19 can make it even more difficult to accept and grieve a person’s death. Click here for a handout if you or a loved one is needs support with the grief process.


This handout explores the long-term affects of caution fatigue -- the endless handwashing, pandemic news, mask wearing and uncertainty and gives tips and what to look for and how to prevent it.

Links to Trusted Articles

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has pulled together some tips for managing stress and anxiety. Click here for more information.
  • Isolation can be difficult during normal circumstances but add in the added stress of illness and it is even more stressful. Here is a helpful guide from SAMHSA.
  • Our favorite psychologist, Guy Winch, writes about anxiety and the pandemic in his blog, "Dear Guy." Check it out here.
  • When anxiety is helpful during the pandemic and when it isn't. Read this article.
  • Grief during the pandemic is not isolated to the loss of a loved one, this article provides insight on how to manage loss during the age of the COVID pandemic.