Mental Wellness Resources
Cohen's Children's Hospital Zoom Meetings on COVID-19 and Children's Mental Health
The following resources are provided by the National Association of School Psychologists:
The following resources are provided by the NYS Department of Health:
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Newtork:
The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 is a 24/7, 365 day a year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This is a toll-free, multilingual and confidential crisis support service to all residents of the U.S. and its territories. Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TALKWITHUS to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
The New York State Office of Mental Health has a NYS Emotional Support Line staffed by specially trained volunteers at 1-844-863-9314.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline--1-800-273-TALK (8255) has trained crisis workers available 24/7. All calls are toll free and confidential.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a national helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)/1-800-487-4889 (TDD). SAMHSA offers free and confidential information in English and Spanish to individuals and family members 24/7.