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Programs & Education

COVID-19: Stress & Coping Resources

Health care workers and community members are facing challenges like never before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The wellbeing and emotional resilience of health care workers are key components of maintaining essential health care services during this outbreak. There are many ways to address mental wellbeing, including mindfulness and stress reduction; crisis support; and, if needed, therapy and/or medication.

We hope you find the following resources useful to manage your own mental wellbeing and the mental wellbeing of your health care providers during the pandemic or any other crisis.

ECRMC Resources (For Employees)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Call 1-800-316-2796 for confidential consultation and resource services
  • Spiritual Services
    Contact Volunteer Services at 760-482-5068

  • ECRMC El Centro & Calexico Clinics: Mental Health Services
    Call 760-482-5000 for appointments

The resources displayed above are intended for ECRMC employees only.

County Resources

Stress & Emotional Support Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline​
    Call 1-800-784-2433
  • The Emotional PPE Project
    FREE: Counseling by licensed social workers and psychologists
    The Emotional PPE Project connects healthcare workers in need with licensed mental health professionals who can help. No cost. No insurance. Just a trained professional to talk to.

Mental Wellness Applications