Baylor College of Medicine

Coronavirus Mental Health Resources


Common Signs of Distress

  • Feelings of numbness, disbelief, anxiety or fear
  • Changes in appetite, energy, and activity levels
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty sleeping or nightmares and upsetting thoughts and images
  • Physical reactions, such as headaches, body pains, stomach problems, and skin rashe
  • Worsening of chronic health problems
  • Anger or short-temper
  • Increased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs

Support Group for Healthcare Professionals


In addition to Baylor's Mental Health Resources, the Psychiatry Service at Harris Health is offering a daily 8 a.m. support group through Zoom starting Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 through Sept. 30, 2021. Open to all healthcare professionals at Baylor and Harris Health, it is designed to provide support for healthcare professionals dealing with pandemic-related upheaval and stress and may include psychological first aid if applicable and referral to professional help when needed. Healthcare providers can access the support group through Zoom.