COVID-19: Information and Resources
If you’re experiencing feelings of worry, irritability, or changes in your mood right now, you’re not alone. While it’s necessary to keep up-to-date and make changes to daily life in order to help control the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the constant news cycle coupled with physical distancing measures can cause stress and have a real impact on mental health.
Each Mind Matters is dedicated to providing ongoing information and resources for your mental health during these trying times. Check back on this page often for updated resources, blog posts and news. Remember, we are in this together.
Resources from Each Mind Matters:
- Substance Use Amidst COVID-19: What Does Problematic Use Look Like?
- Always, And Especially in Times of Crisis — Words Matter
- Resources and Support for Those Coping with Abuse During COVID-19 “Stay at Home” Directive
- Tips for Physical Distancing in a Multigenerational Home
- Finding Support During Trying Times – Tips and Resources to Stay Connected
- Community Connections in Times of Physical Separation
- Staying Connected in Times of Physical Distancing
- More Tips and Resources for Staying Healthy During COVID-19
- New and Updated COVID-19 Resources
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More COVID-19 Resources:
- EDD Information for people who are laid off, sick, or caring for family members
- SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Line: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
- Teen Line: Text “TEEN” to 839863 between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST for teen-to-teen education and support or send an email using their website.
- The Peer-Run Warm Line: 855-845-7415 for peer-run non-emergency emotional support.
- Older Californians can stay connected with their communities during isolation, and receive help accessing food or medical supplies by calling 833-544-2374.
- CDC: Mental Health & Coping During COVID-19
- CDC: Stigma and Resilience During COVID-19
- CDC: Helping Children Cope with Emergencies
- SAMHSA: Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
- SAMHSA: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak – Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
- SAMHSA: Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19
Each Mind Matters is not affiliated with the outside organizations and resources listed on this page and cannot officially endorse their content or practices. This collection is a small selection of resources and is not a comprehensive set of mental health support. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 to speak with a crisis counselor for free, 24/7.