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Coping With the Covid-19 Outbreak: Free Mental Health Resources

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Coping with the outbreak of COVID-19 is not easy for a lot of people. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming, causing strong emotions in adults and children. Don’t be embarrassed to admit you need help. Resources are available, and coping with the stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

HEADSPACE

This excellent meditation app is offering free access for two weeks to its Weathering the Storm section, as well as its workplace toolkit, guided meditations, and exercises for employers and employees.

REAL

This new therapy startup is offering a month of both free online group sessions and one-on-one appointments.

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT CHATROOM FROM 7CUPS

Volunteer listeners are available 24/7. Chat with others who understand.

BLISS

A free 8 session interactive online program for depression that you complete on your own to improve your mood and mental health.

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Free, confidential crisis hotline available 24/7 connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

CRISIS TEXT LINE

Text “HELLO” to 741741
Isolation is lonely, but you are not alone. The hotline is available 24/7 throughout the U.S and serves anyone, in any type of crisis. Connects people with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.
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