- Visit umd.edu/virusinfo for the latest COVID-19 information from the University of Maryland.
- Find UMD Graduate School specific Coronavirus information at gradschool.edu/coronavirus.
- Students, faculty and staff: Visit: Keep Connected for resources for staying connected to the UMD Community.
- Alumni, donors, parents and friends, visit Keep Together for info about the #ShellsUnited campaign.
The SPH Happiness and Wellness Initiative aligns with the University of Maryland School of Public Health mission: "to promote and protect the health and well-being" of our diverse communities throughout Maryland, the nation, and the world. Subscribe to the Happy and Well e-newsletter.
Faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Family Science have created several resource guides for families and children in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Department of Family Science-curated Online Resources for Families and Children
- How To Talk Toddlers and Preschoolers About Coronavirus
- How To Talk To Your School-Age Child About Coronavirus
- How To Talk To Teens About Coronavirus
- Grief and Coping With Death in Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Managing Family Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dina L. G. Borzekowski, a research professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, offers parents, children and teens tips to cope during the COVID-19.
WellTrack: Mental Health App free for all UMD Students
University Health Center Services
- Behavioral Health Operations: Behavioral Health Services will continue remotely via phone for current patients (no new patients at this time). Requests for appointments, refills, etc. can be submitted online for by phone. Anyone experiencing a psychiatric emergency should call 911 or go to their nearest hospital emergency department.
- Live Stream Meditations: Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 am, Friday 4:00 pm.
- Faculty Staff Assistance Program: Services provided via telephone appointments.
- Counseling: Counseling services will continue virtually / remotely (no in-person appointments) via phone or teleconference platforms such as Zoom (starting Monday, March 23, 2020).
- Accessibility & disability: Testing Office: Closed until further notice.
School of Public Health based:
- Center for Healthy Families (Operates within the School of Public Health): Couple, Family and Individual therapy will continue through teleconference platforms to current clients.
- The Together Program: FREE online workshops for couples navigating increased time together. Improve communication, stress management, and financial management skills via education and counseling services.
- SAFE Center: The center will continue to accept referrals and provide services to survivors of human trafficking by phone and online.