Mental Health Resources during COVID-19

Managing stress during the COVID Outbreak 

Helping children cope during COVID crisis

 

Coping with sheltering at home

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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