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APA Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information Hub 

Resources for psychiatrists including a tool kit for starting telehealth, resources for patients, practice guidance, handouts, and webinars related to COVID and mental health with ideas to implement for yourself, your family, your patients and your community. These resources are updated regularly. 

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What to Know for Patients with SMI in Age of COVID-19


Government Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Iowa Medical Society (IMS)
 

How to Implement Telepsychiatry

APA - What is Telepsychiatry
Website

Telepsychiatry and COVID-19
Article
Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health
Whitepaper (PDF download)
Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health
PDF
DHHS - Reducing restrictions on telehealth platforms
PDF
Telepsychiatry in the era of COVID-19 - SAMHSA and APA
Webinar
Resources for Pediatric Telepsychiatry
PDF
Coronavirus and Telepsychiatry Webinar
Webinar
Web-based Conferencing
PDF
 
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Sustaining the Well-being of Healthcare Personnel During Coronavirus
Article
Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Outbreak
Article
Helping Homebound Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Article
Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Article
Reflections on the First Week of Running a Residency During a Pandemic
PDF
Caring for Me Is Caring for You: The Power of Physician Self-Care and Personal Transformation
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Coping with Fear and Sadness During a Pandemic: Don't Give in to or Fight your Feelings, Learn to Manage Them
PDF
Cultivating and Conserving Wellness in the CoViD-19 Era
Document of Resources
Managing Anxiety Related to Taking Care of Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Interactive Webinar

Self Care for Healthcare Workers
Articles

Discussing Coronavirus with Your Children
Article

Parent/Caregiver Guide for Helping Families Cope
Article

Caring for Patients' Mental Well-being During Coronavirus
Article

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