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CDC- Emergency Responders: Tips for Taking Care of Yourself

Mississippi Department of Mental Health

Mental Health Mississippi

National Mental Health Association

National Institute of Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Encyclopedia of mental health information

 

Mental Health Screening

Mississippi Department of Mental Health

 

Stress Management Resources

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The American Institute of Stress

American Lung Association

American Heart Association

Mind Tools

Headspace

Wildmind Meditation

myNoise

Calmsound

 

Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief

1. The square breathing technique. Exhale your breath for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 4 seconds. Inhale your breath for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 4 seconds.

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2. The 4-2-4 breathing technique. Take a slow breath in through the nose, breathing into your lower belly for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 2 seconds. Exhale slowly through the mouth for 4 seconds.

Breathe, Hold, Release  

 

 

 

 

3. The 4-6 breathing technique. Breathe in for 4 seconds. Breathe out for 6 seconds. 

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4. The 4-7-8 breathing technique. Take a slow breath in for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 7 seconds. Exhale slowly through the mouth for 8 seconds.                    

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