VETERANS RESOURCES

From the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs: “Veterans Have Multiple Resources for COVID-19 Information”
Learn more here.

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
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FAITH BASED RESOURCES

The Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives (Partnership Center)
Learn more here.

FAMILY RESOURCES

From Child Mind Institute: Supporting Families During COVID-19
Learn more here.

Information from Virginia Trauma-Informed Community Networks
This information may help with the life changes and heightened stress and anxiety as a result of COVID-19, and may help ease the transition to social distancing with children and adolescents.
Learn more here.

LGBTQ+ RESOURCES

Trans Lifeline Resources
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
Learn more here.

Side by Side’s COVID-19 Plan
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RESOURCES TO SUPPORT EMOTIONAL HEALTH

Project Parachute: Pro Bono Therapy for COVID-19 Frontliners
Learn more here.

Get the Free WRAP App
The WRAP App walks you through the process of creating your personal WRAP. Use it on your own, with a friend or supporter, or in a WRAP group. This app is designed to work alongside WRAP books, other materials, and groups, for a full understanding of what WRAP is and how you can implement it in your life.

WRAP for Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learn more here.

From the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention” Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty”
Read it here.

Free Virtual Fitness and Dance Classes
Learn more here.

Robin’s Hope Trauma Recovery Center Offers Virtual Meetings
Learn more here.

On Our Own of Charlottesville Offers Virtual Meetings
Learn more here.

Disaster Distress Helpline: Overview
The Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746, which connects you with a network of independently-operated crisis centers around the country.
The DDH is a program of SAMHSA, and administered by Vibrant Emotional Health, a Mental Health America affiliate.

“Not Losing Our Minds and Hearts When We Most Need Them. Mindfulness, Healing and Wisdom in a Time of COVID-19” with Jon Kabat-Zin
Watch it here.

Free Meditation Recordings from Mindfulness Center at UVA
Learn more here.

Mental Health America of Virginia’s Warm Line
866-400-6428

Local COVID-19 Resources from Robin’s Hope (Central Virginia)
Learn more here.

SAMHSA’s “Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health”
Read it here.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)’s “Coping With Coronavirus: Managing Stress, Fear, and Anxiety”
Read it here.

Depression and Bipolar Online Support Groups
Learn more here.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Resources: Tip Sheet for Coping with COVID-19 (OCD Specific)
Read it here.

Resources for the OCD and Related Disorders Community During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Learn more here.

“Meditate, Exercise, Limit Social Media: 12 Expert-Approved Ways to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety” 
Read it here.

Mental Health America’s “Mental Health and COVID-19-Information and Resources”
Read it here.

“Coronavirus: Tips for Reducing Stress”
Read it here.

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak (Spanish Version)

From HealthyPlace: “Coronavirus Anxiety 101: Worry, Fear, and How Not to Panic”
Read it here.

From the WHO: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak
Read it here.

National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care – A Best Practice Toolkit
Read it here.

WEBINARS, VIRTUAL GROUPS, AND PODCASTS

Webinar: “Peer, Friend and Self Support in the COVID-19 Crisis:
How to Provide Support for Ourselves and Others Through Times of Fear and Isolation”
March 31
Register here.

SAMHSA’s COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
Learn more here.

Webinar from PsychU: “Impact of Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on Mental Health”
Learn more and register here.

The McShin Foundation Hosts Virtual Groups and Podcast
Learn more here.

GOVERNMENT NEWS AND RESOURCES

From Virginia Department of Health: Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention
If you or someone you know needs help call the Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline, 1-800-838-8238 or the LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline, 1-800-356-6998. If you are not able to call, text 804.793.9999. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

From Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: “Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge”
Read it here.

Social Security Benefits Will be Paid On Time and Other Updates Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Read the announcement here.
From disAbility Navigator: “Important COVID-19 Information for Older Adults, Caregivers, People with Disabilities, and Families”
Learn more here.
From SAMHSA: “Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19”
Learn more here.
Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak Expanded
Read it here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Read it here.
Virginia Department of Health
Visit the website here.
Medicare and Coronavirus
Visit the website here.

SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER RESOURCES

Telehealth Learning and Discussion Series for SUD Treatment and Recovery Support Providers
Live, one-hour sessions every week for at least 5 weeks via Zoom video conferencing. Each session will include at least 45 minutes of peer-to-peer conversation and information exchange and “Top Five” tips and lessons learned.
Learn more here.

SAARA Online Meetings
Learn more here.
SMART Recovery Online Community and Meetings
Learn more here.
Celebrate Recovery Official YouTube Channel
Learn more here.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Check individual districts for current information and virtual meetings.
Learn more here.
Al-Anon Electronic Meetings
Learn more here.
Narcotics Anonymous
Check individual districts for current information and virtual meetings.
Learn more here.
Friends in Recovery Virtual Support Meetings with Genesis House
Register for 12:00 p.m. meetings here.
Register for 7:00 p.m. meetings here.
DEA and SAMHSA Buprenorphine and Telemedicine COVID-19 Guidance
Learn more here.

HELPFUL READS

“How to Stop Touching Your Face”
Read it here.