COVID-19 Resources on Mental Health

Each resource below is listed in order of usefulness for given topic and assessed for readability using a SMOG algorithmic tool by WebFX as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Stress and Coping from the CDC

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Approximately 12th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.2
COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Spanish
  • 22-page PDF guide including general information and population-specific resources geared towards coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Spanish
  • Approximately 9th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50
  • Spanish
  • Approximately 10th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.1
About Sleep Hygiene from the CDC

  • Approximately 5th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.9
Supporting Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic from the National Institute of Mental Health

  • Approximately 7th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.4
  • Approximately 7th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.4