Fear is common and may be caused by events, people, circumstances, or memories. Fear may lead to distress and physical side effects.

What you may be experiencing

You may feel afraid about your loved one’s safety and well-being, not having enough money, or meeting household needs and other responsibilities.

What you can do
  • Connect with friends and loved ones.
    Keep social connections through phone calls, texts, emails, and social media. Talk to family and friends about your concerns and feelings.
  • Get help from a professional.
    Talk to a health care provider about how you are feeling.
  • Make an appointment with a counselor.
  • Contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
    If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.
  • Get Help Right Now or Find Services and Treatment.

If you are experiencing violence, reach out for support. Help is available from: