As CPAs are working to adjust their business operations and serve and advise clients/colleagues during the Coronavirus pandemic, the WSCPA has compiled a variety of mental health resources to assist employees and managers alike. 
Mental Health Resource Center

Mental Health Resources

CDC 
How to Cope with Job Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Workplace Mental Health Tools and Resources

Center for Workplace Mental Health
The Center for Workplace Mental Health provides provides employers the tools, resources and information needed to promote and support the mental health of employees and their families.
COVID-19: Mental Health and Well Being

Crisis Connections
Crisis Connections maintains a free 24-hour helpline (866-427-4747) to connect people in physical, emotional and financial crisis to services that will be of assistance.  

The WA Warm Line, run by Crisis Connections, is a confidential peer support line (call 877-500-WARM) for those experiencing anxiety, loneliness, etc. They are available: Mondays - Fridays from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM and weekends from 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM.

NAMI Washington Helpline Resources
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Seattle operates a mental health referral and information helpline (call 206-783-9264 or text 206-207-7765) to connect callers to the support and resources that they need. NOTE: This helpline is not a crisis line, as they are not equipped to assist with crisis intervention.

Articles

November 2020
Don't Shortchange Employee Well-Being When Planning Future Investments for the Business (Forbes) 
Managing Your Mental Health with Exercise During COVID-19 Pandemic (MTI Physical Therapy) 
Mental health expert on coping with seasonal depression and holiday changes amid a pandemic (video) (King5)

October 2020
It’s not that you don’t care. It’s that you’re mentally exhausted (Fast Company)
How to Manage Stress (The Skimm)
5 ways to design a better mental health future for a stressed-out workforce (Fast Company)
Should You Take a Mental Health Day? (USA Today)
Serious Leaders Need Self-Care Too (HBR)
How to Use Humor to Manage Stress (Psychology Today) 

September 2020 
Returning to work: Prioritizing mental health (Journal of Accountancy)

August 2020
Overcoming the Unexpected Consequence of Remote Work Nobody Mentions (WSCPA Blog)
When perfectionism becomes a problem (Journal of Accountancy)
Promoting resilience helps firms and people in turbulent times (Journal of Accountancy)

July 2020
Minding the Other Pandemic (Insight/Illinois CPA Society)
Why Zoom meetings really do leave you exhausted (Journal of Accountancy)

June 2020
Help Your Employees Manage Their Reentry Anxiety (HBR)
Covid-Normal: Worker Stress, Work/Life Balance and Productivity Start to Stabilize (CPA Practice Advisor)

May 2020 
Being An Agent of Change For Workplace Mental Health (Forbes)


April 2020
4 ways to reduce anxiety and social isolation (Journal of Accountancy)

March 2020
How to Keep Your Sanity and Continue Liking Your Kids While in Isolation (WSCPA Blog) 
How to Keep Your Body Healthy and Your Mind Sharp - Part 2 (WSCPA Blog)

February 2020
How to Keep Your Body Healthy and Your Mind Sharp - Part 1 (WSCPA Blog)
Depression and the CPA (Journal of Accountancy)

October 2019
Tackling the Stigma of Mental health in the Accountancy Profession (Accountancy Age) 

March 2019
Elements of an Effective Workplace Mental Health Strategy (Forbes)

January 2019
Imposters All Around (WSCPA Blog)

Podcasts

May 2020
9 podcasts that can help soothe your coronavirus anxiety (Vox)

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