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.


College Students and Young Adults:

Disaster Distress Helpline:

For Like Minds
Connect with others who are living with or supporting someone who lives with mental illness, substance use, or a stressful life event
A social support network with more than 220 condition-specific groups

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

NAMI Texas
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

Simple CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
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):

Texas Workforce Commission Covid-19 Resources

SAMHSA COVID-19 Resources:

Texas Counseling Association COVID-19 Page:
Contains a significant number tele-mental health resources

Texas Health and Human Services (Texas Dept of State Health) COVID-19:

Texas Medical Association: COVID-19 Resources

Texas Nurses Association: COVID-19 Resources

TexVet and Military Veteran Peer Network.

Texas Education Agency Support and Guidance

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