Mission 9

Mission Details | How Right Now

Hello + welcome to our ninth collective mission. In this mission, we're teaming up with the CDC to use + share numerous resources to support wellbeing, build resilience, + cope with the stress of the past year.

⛑️ How to support: Share this. Support yourself first by reviewing + trying the resources available. Then share with family, friends, + community members via text, email, or on social media.

📲 To be featured in the Mission 9 status update + recap, provide your feedback + let us know how you share. Your insight + ideas help guide future efforts.(Feedback form is now closed for Mission 9)

🌎 This year was hard for all. Plain + simple. This mission is dedicated to emotional healing... for ourselves + for those we care about. To kick things off, watch the video below, or visit the website

❤️ Let’s share positive steps for improved emotional health - Based on how you are right now, explore the resources + techniques compiled by the CDC. Try a few for yourself + then share the link with your communities via text, email, or social media. When sharing, use your own words + speak from the heart to communicate why this is important.

☎️ P.S. Call (or text) to cope. Did you know Virginia has a “Warmline?” Due to the circumstances of COVID-19, the Virginia C.O.P.E.S. Warmline was created to connect Virginians with counselors available to chat + extend coping resources. Utilize + share this free resource for more personal support. Anyone can call or text 877-349-6428.

(Available Monday-Friday 9am-9pm + Saturday-Sunday from 5-9pm. Spanish speaking counselors available. Please note this should not be utilized as an emergency or suicide hotline.)

Key facts, feedback + insight on mission success.

🗓 On July 16th, 2021, Mission 9 email was delivered to 3,926 Ambassadors.

⛑️ Within the first week, mission overview received over 2,400 views. This is in addition to the activity on the "How Right Now" website.

Ambassadors rated this mission 4.75 out of 5 in terms of being helpful to their communities. In addition to using the resources for their own emotional health, Ambassadors shared the CDC's "How Right Now" website with family, friends and peers in a collective effort to emphasize mental self-care.

-- The Commonwealth thanks you for your support, Ambassadors! --