Mental Health Resources during COVID-19

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Tuesday, July 7th to Wednesday, September 30th

Please join us in an online, open forum on telehealth. NCB is providing an opportunity for clinicians to ask each other questions, share observations and adapted telehealth protocols for the SoT population via an online forum and technical exchange. This conversation will be a forum for peer-led informational exchange. NCB staff will assist in facilitating and monitoring the conversation.

Directions: Please watch Eugene Augusterfer’s presentation and interview Telemedicine in Mental Health first. Then feel free to join us in this open forum. All are welcome to join this forum, whether you have an account on Healtorture.org or not. For more information on using the forum, please read the directions on the first post. Please keep your comments respectful, relevant, factual, and do not share identifying information about clients per client privacy and HIPAA regulations. This forum will be open from July 6, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

(Updated on 6/25/2020)

Managing stress during the COVID Outbreak 

A research team in New York City is providing a no-cost telehealth treatment study for individuals in the New York area that are struggling with distress during COVID-19. (Posted 6/25/2020)

Helping children cope during COVID crisis

Dealing with thoughts of suicide

Recognizing signs of stress, anxiety and depression  

Helplines to connect with mental health support and assistance  

  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.  Toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Recommended by CDC. 
  • Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL): 1-800-715-4225  (Uses a language line to provide services in multiple languages)
  • National Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255. (Callers are directed to GCAL)
  • Check your city and/or county for their crisis team and resources. They should have a mental health crisis line.

Mental health for Healthcare Workers

Domestic Violence

ECHO MN - Mental Health Help

  • These 20 minute videos provide an overview of mental health information and then a discussion with a professional from the  community.  Available in KhmerVietnameseSomali, LaoHmong, and Spanish.

Pocket Card for COVID-19 Crisis 

  • Available on The Professional Quality of Life Measure (ProQOL) website is a caring for yourself “pocket card” for caregivers. Dr. Beth Hudnall Stamm developed this revised "pocket card" about caring for yourself in the face of difficult work for the current COVID-19 health crisis. (See the above link or download at this link.) Please use, copy, and distribute it freely, as long as (a) authors are credited, (b) no changes are made, and (c) it is not sold. We hope you find it useful.

 

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