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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources: Mental Health

A list of resources from reputable organizations that can provide you with up-to-date information on COVID-19.

Mental Health

The terms outbreak, epidemic, global health emergency, and quarantine often can be trigger words for many people creating anxiety, depression, fear, and distrust.

Here are some free resources if you ever feel like you need someone to talk to: 

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The Massachusetts chapter for the National Alliance on Mental Illness includes a resource list of online and call-in options for peer, family, and clinical support for mental health and substance use. 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC also includes guidance for how to manage stress, anxiety, and fear during the COVID-19 outbreak. It offers:

  • Tips for coping
  • Information for parents on how to help children and teens feel supported
  • Advice for responders to reduce secondary traumatic stress (STS) reactions
  • Guidance for people living in or being released from quarantine.