Mental Health Resources

Here are some resources for mental health, support and prevention information. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources: has gathered some information and resources to assist the public with navigating mental health during this stressful time. Please visit their website to learn more. 

Additional online resources 

Suicide Prevention- Volunteers of America Western Washington offers a crisis line for individuals who are in crisis and/or considering suicide. Call 1-800-584-3578 or visit www.imhurting.org.
National Domestic Violence Hotline or call 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224.  
Domestic Shelter locations
Teen Dating Abuse National Hotline or call:  877-738-9744  or Text: LOVEIS to 22522  
\Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic 
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a guide on mental health and COVID-19.
The Disaster Distress Helpline is available at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to talk with crisis specialists. This resource is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Northshore Senior Center- Struggling with Anxiety and Loneliness call 425-286-1029.
Recognize the common signs and signals of a stress reaction for yourself and others. 
The Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley University offers science and research-based strategies for building resilience to stress. 
Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety Toolkit from ShineIdeas and steps to help with anxiety.
60 Mental Health Resources available online.

Additional resources for talking to kids about COVID-19
CDC:
Talking with Children About Coronavirus Disease 2019
National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource
National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent and Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
National Public Radio: Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
The New York Times: Talking to Tweens and Teens About Coronavirus