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The law school community is facing unprecedented disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This page is not dedicated to one of the dimensions of wellness, but rather has resources specifically designed to help address some of the unique challenges that the coronavirus outbreak has brought to our community.
The CDC's website for finding a COVID-19 vaccine in your area.
'Cave Syndrome' Keeps the Vaccinated in Social Isolation
After a year away from friends and co-workers, people sometimes struggle to resume their public routines. (May 3, 2021)
When You've Been Fully Vaccinated (CDC)
CDC guidelines and information for fully vaccinated individuals.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Update
Vaccine information from Michigan Medicine.
University Health Service COVID-19 Page
Important information for U-M students and other UHS patients
2020-21 Campus Maize & Blueprint
Concerns about COVID-19 are common at this time, and U-M created a central resource with information for everyone in our community. Please refer to it for updates, FAQs, announcements and more.
Feeling Helpless About the Coronavirus? 10 Things You Can Do
Michigan health provides some tips for managing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Vox guide to navigating the coronavirus crisis
Vox's coverage of the pandemic is organized in sections titles Understanding the virus, Preparing and protecting yourself, Social distancing the right way, Your finances, Self-care, and Parenting.
Working from Home
It may be new to you, but many people have successfully taken classes and worked from home for years. After developing a daily routine that worked for you, a new circumstances and environment may have you starting from scratch. Here are tips on creating a new routine, particularly for those who work from home.
8 Strategies For Getting The Most Out Of An Online Class
Online classes can present unique challenges if you’re not prepared. But if you develop skills for effective online learning, you’ll find the courses can be an excellent alternative to a traditional classroom setting. Here are some tips for online learning success to make sure you get the most value out of your next class.
How to Work From Home: 20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully
At the home office, it's easy for you to become your own worst enemy. Here is a compilation of work-at-home tips and tricks from WFH professionals.
How To Start A Morning Routine When You Work From Home
A post to help remote workers like you establish a morning routine that gets your day started on a positive note and ensures you’re on a successful path from the get-go.
19 Morning Routine Hacks When You Work from Home
What are some adjustments you can put to use to get your day started in the best way possible when you work from home? Here are 19 morning routine hacks to get your day going when you work remotely.
12 Morning and Evening Routines That Will Set Up Each Day for Success
Morning and evening routines prime you for success. They help you achieve more, think clearly, and do work that actually matters. Here are the what and why of routines, along with 12 morning and evening routines you can implement to create more perfect days.
Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines
The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There’s no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in to work, no lunch with co-workers. To get some structure in your work-from-home life, you need to create your own routines.
All my classes are Remote or Hybrid - Now What?
Speculating about the fall semester with yourself or others nearly always ends up feeling like talking into an echo chamber. It seems useless to give tips or consolation about a scenario that nobody really knows what will look like. So instead, here are some worries I have about the fall semester – if I’m feeling this way, I figured someone else is too. And so that this doesn’t turn into a list of unconstructive complaints, I’m going to also include what I’m going to be doing to try to alleviate these potential challenges.
Managing Stress and Anxiety
MLaw Mental Health Resources (including Ginger)
This Law School page highlights counseling, treatment, support, and other mental health services available to Michigan Law students.
The Ultimate Quarantine Self-Care Guide
Here's how to take care of your nails, hair, and skin at home—because if there was ever a time to be kind to yourself, it's now. (Wired July 18, 2020)
Your 'Doomscrolling' Breeds Anxiety. Here's How To Stop The Cycle
Clinical psychologist Dr. Amelia Aldao, the director of Together CBT, a clinic that specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, has worked with her patients to cut back on doomscrolling. Here's some of her advice on how to temper the doom. (NPR July 19, 2020)
9 podcasts that can help soothe your coronavirus anxiety
Nine podcasts that provide some perspective, whether by giving a long view of history, or introducing listeners to some helpful philosophical or spiritual concept, or offering psychological advice on how to tend to relationships under lockdown. (Vox May 21, 2020)
Brene Brown's Unlocking Us
We have collectively hit weary. This is especially true for the brave folks on the front lines of this pandemic and for the people who love and support them. And, it’s also true for all of us. In this episode, I talk about strategies for falling apart, staying connected + kind, and giving ourselves permission to feel hard things.
(March 27, 2020)
Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety
Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty.
What to Do If Your Anxiety About Coronavirus Feels Overwhelming
If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed with anxiety, you’re not alone. In this article, a few experts share advice on how to cope with this unprecedented situation.
If Coronavirus Scares You, Read This To Take Control Over Your Health Anxiety
A pandemic is fertile ground for those who suffer from anxiety. Here’s a short guide on how to manage it.
ABA's COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources for the Legal Profession During COVID-19
In times of uncertainty, let nature be your refuge
Reconnecting with the natural world – however we can – is a wonderful medicine against anxiety and fear
How To Manage OCD And Anxiety Amid The Coronavirus
A guide on managing OCD in the event compulsive hand-washing is triggering certain mental health issues.
CAPS Services Regarding Covid 19 Update
CAPS central office continues to offer updated, urgent, crisis services at this time. Information on how to get crisis services is at this link.
Exercising without the Gym
Stretches to Counteract the Effects of Sitting
It's hard to believe something as innocuous as sitting could be dangerous. But as it turns out, it can be. With many people working desk jobs or attending school online, the amount of time spent sitting can really add up.
Over 600 free full length workout videos.
Yoga with Adriene
Free yoga videos for all levels of ability.
Pilates, weightlifting, yoga, and HIIT workout videos.
22 Free Workouts You Can Do at Home Right Now
Social distancing may thwart your preferred exercise plans. Here are 22 apps, YouTube channels, and streaming services offering no-cost workouts.
The 7 Best At-Home Workout Routines: The Ultimate Guide for Training Without a Gym
Strength-focused workouts of increasing difficulty levels, each requiring no equipment.
/r/bodyweightfitness Recommended Routine
Simple but progressive workout using your own body to train, from the simple pullups, pushups, and squats to the advanced bodyweight movements like the planche, one arm chin-ups, or single leg squats.
Mental Health Resources
This collection encompasses far more than mental health; it is designed to address all of the currently known aspects of well-being, including mental health. These resources are not meant for emergency or crisis interventions.
If you are in mental distress and need help please see the resources provided by the Law School:
For urgent and crisis resources after business hours, dial the CAPS phone number (734.764.8312) and press "0" to speak to a trained mental health professional. Mental health phone services are provided after hours, weekends, and holidays through ProtoCall, a third-party call center. All call centers are staffed exclusively by master's-level or doctoral-level mental health professionals who work closely with CAPS clinicians to assure continuity of care for students. This extended service is available to U-M Ann Arbor students for urgent and crisis matters.