Find no-cost resources to address stress
It’s common to experience stress in your everyday life. Stress is the brain’s and body’s response to any demand, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It may be caused by a personal, health, or financial issue. Short-term stress is normal, but long-term stress can cause health problems — so it’s important to learn coping strategies.
If you feel stressed, you’re not alone. As a Kaiser Permanente member, there are resources available to help — some at no cost. You also have many convenient ways to access these tools, so you can get the support that best fits your needs.
- Stress and Emotional Health workshop
In this 2-hour, in-person workshop, you’ll learn about types of stress, symptoms, coping tips, and more. Contact your local Center for Healthy Living department to get started.
- Wellness Coaching by Phone
In this program, you’ll work with a wellness coach to find ways to manage day-to-day pressure. Together, you’ll develop a personalized action plan. And you’ll learn stress management techniques. Call 1-866-862-4295 to schedule an appointment with your own personal wellness coach.
- Meditation programs
This relaxation podcast uses guided imagery to help you reduce stress. Select the “Emotional Wellness, Stress” podcast series to get started today.
Learn more about stress and emotional health.