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Anxious about the pandemic? Here's how you can get help without leaving home

(CNN)As a volunteer counselor at Crisis Text Line, Sara Schaller often receives texts from people who are thinking about harming themselves. But now, amid a global pandemic, she's noticing a shift in the messages: "More anxiety and panic. More fear and not knowing what to do with themselves." On Monday, Schaller, who is based in Michigan, said she texted with about a dozen people over the course of three hours -- all of them reached out about the coronavirus outbreak. Some expressed concerns about being "stuck at home" with parents they aren't close to; others discussed how to tackle their anxiety related to being isolated all day.Crisis Text Line is a non-profit text-based hotline intended for people experiencing suicidal thoughts, substa ...
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