COVID-19 Updates

Visit UC San Diego's Coronavirus portal for the latest information for the campus community.

Well-Being Resources

Supporting and caring for Department of Pediatrics' faculty and staff is our top priority. Find the resources you need for yourself and your loved ones or connect with us through Connecting Conversations peer support program.                                                                                                            


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UCSD HEAR Program The UC San Diego Healer Education Assessment and Referral (HEAR) program was created to offer confidential support and resources to those who may be dealing with personal and emotional challenges
UCSD Health Benefits Therapists and counselors through your mental health benefits
UCSD FSAP The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is a confidential service designed to help campus employees* and the members of their immediate household resolve concerns that may be affecting personal well-being and/ or job performance
Free Confidential Physician Support Line (Peer Support staffed by Volunteer Psychiatrists) 8am-12 am EST 7 days a week
OPTUM Live and Work Well Find articles, self-care tooks, caring providers, and other mental health resources
TheHeroHotline.com Free 25 min Resilience Coaching sessions for physicians and healthcare workers
Headspace App Headspace is a free app that provides you the tools and resources to look after your mind
InsightTimer Free app for sleep, anxiety and stress
UCSD Early Care & Education Virtual Classrooms
UC Bright Horizons Care Advantage A UC sponsored benefit to help eligible employees access care for all members of their family (child, senior and pet)
Sittercity.com for UC Employees Free access to Sittercity's extensive database of babysitters, nannies, elder companions, pet sitters, and housekeepers through your Bright Horizons benefits
Family Care Resources through UCNet
National Parents Union Online learning resources for parents
UCSD Coronavirus updates for UC employees The University of California is vigilantly monitoring and responding to new information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has been declared a global health emergency
UCSD Psychiatry Emotional Support Email emotionalsupportCOVID@health.ucsd.edu with your name, phone number, email, and requested time for phone call
UCSD Resources for Families at Home Dedicated page for UCSD childcare and remote work resources
UCSD Health Breathing Exercise for Managing Anxiety In this video, Laura Sudano, PhD, UC San Diego Health psychologist, guides you through a short breathing exercise to help you get centered
UCSF Webinar Emotional Well-Being During the Covid Crisis for Healthcare Providers
CMA Resource Guide: Parenting and COVID-19 The California Medical Association has compiled a list of tips and resources for parents to help them talk to their kids about COVID-19
YMCA Childcare Resource Service YMCA is offering enhanced child care referral services to help essential critical infrastructure workers, health care workers, and first responders find licensed daycare and child care in San Diego County
Keeping Well in COVID Resources for Healthcare Professionals







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