Coping with Sadness
A short overview to learn more about sadness and what can help. Learn More
Sadness is a common emotion sometimes caused by an event or loss.
Find resources for people experiencing sadness.
We feel a variety of emotions at one time. Explore more emotions and find what could help.
How Right Now is a communications campaign designed to promote and strengthen the emotional well-being and resiliency of populations adversely affected by COVID-19–related stress, grief, and loss. Support for the campaign is provided by the CDC Foundation in partnership with CDC.
See what’s helping other people who are dealing with some of the same feelings.
Page Last Reviewed: April 16, 2021
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