If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed by this situation, or if you have experienced any kind of discrimination or harassment because of it, please remember that there are campus resources that are ready and able to help:
MIT Student Mental Health and Counseling Services
Student Mental Health and Counseling Services (617-253-2916), Student Support Services (617-253-4861) and GradSupport (617-253-4860 or firstname.lastname@example.org) can meet with students in person or talk over the phone during regular weekday business hours. On nights and weekends, Mental Health and Counseling's on-call clinician can be reached at 617-253-4481.
Free, confidential, 24/7 assistance is available from MIT’s Graduate Assistance and Information Network (GAIN) and, for faculty, staff, and postdocs, from MyLife Services.
The Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response Office (617-324-7526) supports all community members who have experienced harm, bias, and discrimination.
MIT Student Mental Health & Counseling Services is partnering with iHope Network to provide- Managing Stress around COVID-19 – a confidential web-based support group. This series of online groups will be free to all MIT students. More info: https://sites.google.com/ihopenetwork.com/coronavirus-workshop/
From MIT Medical
COVID-19 updates and info: https://medical.mit.edu/news/2020/01/2019-novel-coronavirus-updates-1
Important: If you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 and you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, do not go to Urgent Care in person. Call MIT Medical’s COVID-19 hotline at 617-253-4865.
From MIT MindHandHeart