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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Updated: 4/04/2020

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Counseling & Support

Help Lines, Support & Awareness

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)

  • Text TALK TO 741741 - Crisis Text Line
  • 1-800-273-TALK - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
Article by Doreen Marshall, Ph.D.
Web: afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/

About AFSP: raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.
Web: afsp.org

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line: How to Handle Coronavirus
Web: crisistextline.org/get-help/coronavirus

About Crisis Text Line: provides free, 24/7 mental health support at your fingertips.
Web: crisistextline.org

Mental Health America (MHA)

Mental Health and COVID-19 Information and Resources Guide
Web: nami.org/covid-19

About MHA: Promotes mental health and helps prevent mental illness through advocacy, education, research, and services.
Web: mhanational.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • National Suicide Crisis Prevention: 800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK
  • Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI TO 741741
  • General Helpline:
    1-800-950-6264 or 1-800-950-NAMI
    Monday-Friday, 10 am to 6 pm ET
  • Find HELP in a Crisis

NAMI Coronavirus Information and Resources Guide
Web: nami.org/covid-19

About NAMI: provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives
Web: nami.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Distress Helpline — 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year
    • Call 1-800-985-5990 (press "2" for Spanish)
    • TTY 1-800-846-8517
    • Text TalkWithUs to 66746
    • Spanish Speakers:
      Call 1-800-985-5990 and press "2"
      From the U.S., text Hablanos to 66746

SAMHSA Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Web: samhsa.gov/coronavirus

About SAMSHA: provides substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research and also a Disaster Distress Helpline for 24/7 crisis counseling and support to people experiencing disaster-related emotional distress. SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Web: samhsa.gov

Podcasts and Mental Health

Working and Mental Health

Healthcare Rights and the Law

More Mental Health Resources

Articles, Tips & Fact Sheets

Southeast ADA Center
Phone: 404-541-9001
Email: adasoutheast@law.syr.edu
Web: adasoutheast.org

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