COVID-19 Response and Support Resources

In light of the recent events, the need for us to pull together and help those struggling is at an all time high as isolation and the stresses produced during this time of rapid transition is dealt with. Below is a collection of resources for both those in the mental health community and those working in various sectors looking for resources to help understand what they can do to help prevent suicide.

Resources

College Students and Young Adults: www.activeminds.org/about-mental-health/be-there/coronavirus/chapter-student-remote-resources/

Disaster Distress Helpline: http://disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

For Like Minds forlikeminds.com
Connect with others who are living with or supporting someone who lives with mental illness, substance use, or a stressful life event

SupportGroups.com supportgroups.com
A social support network with more than 220 condition-specific groups

Mental Health America mhanational.org
Specialized support group resources and tips for finding the right group for you

NAMI Texas www.namitexas.org/online-support-groups
Support groups for peers (Connection Support Group) and family members (Family Support Group)

A Guide for Community and Industry Leaders: Lethal Means Safety & Suicide Prevention

A Toolkit for Senior Centers: Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide

Una Guía para Centros de Atención de Adultos Mayores: CÓMO PROMOVER LA SALUD EMOCIONAL Y PREVENIR EL SUICIDIO

Prevention cdc.gov
Simple CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsp.org/campaigns/covid-19
Contains social media banners for mental health awareness, articles and videos discussing mental health in light of Covid-19 and guides and how to offer support.

NAMI Texas COVID Resources (significant online support group information):  https://namitexas.org/coronavirus/

Texas Workforce Commission Covid-19 Resources

SAMHSA COVID-19 Resources: https://www.samhsa.gov/coronavirus

Texas Counseling Association COVID-19 Page: https://txca.org/news/coronavirus_covid-19_resourc.php
Contains a significant number tele-mental health resources

Texas Health and Human Services (Texas Dept of State Health) COVID-19: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/

Texas Medical Association: COVID-19 Resources
https://www.texmed.org/CoronaVirus/

Texas Nurses Association: COVID-19 Resources
https://www.texasnurses.org/page/resources

TexVet and Military Veteran Peer Network.
https://www.texvet.org/partners/mvpn-military-veteran-peer-network

Texas Education Agency Support and Guidance
https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance

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