Covid-19 and mental health


How do I stay mentally healthy in the corona pandemic?

  • Structure your day, including breaks.
  • Remain active and take time to relax.
  • Maintain social contacts, e.g. online or by phone.
  • Seek help for your fears, worries and conflict

Numerous service units at the University of Basel are available to assist you: Corona-Support of the University of Basel

Tips on topics such as self-organization, exchange in a team, stress management, relaxation and much more:
Working and studying in the home office (

Help and support around mental health (BAG/FOPH)

Useful links and tips: (only in German)
Information and tips in English and in other languages (Association of Austrian psychologist)
Working from Home Office (University of Basel)
With virtual self-help groups through the corona pandemic (in German, French, Italian)

If you nevertheless face the odd challenging moment, please don’t hesitate to call 143 (Dargebotene Hand)! 
The Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel (UPK) offers a walk-in outpatient clinic on Kornhausgasse in Basel, a point of contact in acute crisis situations. Emergencies are being handled without restrictions (24h, +41 61 325 51 00).