Coronavirus: Resources for Anxiety and Stress

Feelings of anxiety are common in the uncertainty of COVID-19. The Black Dog Institute’s tools and resources can be accessed by anyone, anywhere to help deal with this stress.

If you’re looking for ways to care for your mental health while we practice physical distancing, explore these pages that have been loaded with evidence-based resources and information designed for:

  • general feelings of anxiety and stress
  • schools and young people
  • workplaces and working from home
  • health professionals – guides and resources for patients
  • provision of evidence, policy and sector collaboration.

For official updates on the Coronavirus / COVID-19 situation, please refer to the Federal Department of Health and NSW Health.

Resources for general stress and anxiety

Online clinic:

Free online mental health assessment tool for people over the age of 18 providing a check-in on a range of conditions.


Personalised self-help tool for your mental health that includes daily monitoring and strategies for dealing with mild to moderate anxiety, stress and depression.

Settling the Mind: Mental Health and Coronavirus webinar series:

These webinars highlight resources and support for you whether you need information as a worker, health professional, school or community member.

Fact sheets:

Coronavirus resources for managers & workers

Evidence-based resources for managers and workers during the social distancing, remote working and extra stress of the pandemic.

Coronavirus resources for schools & young people

Resources and information for students, parents, carers and teachers to help reassure young people during the pandemic.

Coronavirus resources for health professionals

Latest information for Australian health professionals in treating the mental health of their patients in new models of working while managing their own mental health.