What is Sadness?

Sadness is a common emotion sometimes caused by an event or loss.

Find resources for people experiencing sadness.

Explore Other Emotions

We feel a variety of emotions at one time. Explore more emotions and find what could help.

About Initiative

How Right Now is an initiative to address people’s feelings of grief, loss, and worry during COVID-19. Support for the How Right Now initiative is provided by the CDC Foundation.

Looking for inspiration?

See what’s helping other people who are dealing with some of the same feelings.