Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-8255

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Aurum Wellness

An app to address emotional and mental health globally. We have programs for easy management of common issues like stress and anxiety. We also provide expert therapy for a week or a month at the most affordable pricing anywhere. Personalized therapy for any type of issue and currently focused on the anxiety and depression arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s natural to feel these emotions and many people are going through it. We are here to help you tackle them easily and conveniently.

Curio

We offer facilitated support and growth groups for mental health and wellbeing. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we are creating specific programs for people who are impacted in ways such as healthcare workers, parents, those with relationship struggles, those high-risk for COVID-19, etc. We also have a program available to people on a sliding scale basis.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

These are trying times that can negatively impact and create circumstances where survivors are put in even more danger. For any victims and survivors who need support, the NDV hotline is here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522. Learn more about how to stay safe here.

Now&Me

Now&Me is for all those seeking comfort and solace. During these tough, trying and challenging times, we are bridging the gap between you, your problems, and someone who wants to hear you out and lend a helping hand. If you feel overwhelmed, anxious, upset, angry, sad, or depressed, then nowandme.com can help. We also have a blog with regular articles, modules, and resources by experts on mental health and coronavirus. Crisis helplines and a list of professional help are also available on the site.

Physician Support Line

Our mission at Physician Support Line is to offer free and confidential peer support to American physicians by creating a safe space to discuss immediate life stressors with volunteer psychiatrist colleagues who are uniquely trained in mental wellness and also have similar shared experiences of the profession.

School Closures

A free hotline and website with information for families impacted by school closures covering meals, psychological health, education, emergency childcare, financial security, health, and wellness. We’ve brought together a coalition of 40+ in education, mental health, food, venture to build a unified response to the crisis.

University of Iowa Mobile Clinic

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic is a student-run, staff-supervised organization that offers free basic healthcare services to underserved & uninsured individuals. We are now offering FREE webcam and phone medical appointments. This service is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, French, and other languages upon request. We are able to offer general health education, help with chronic disease management, medication refills, and treatment for acute minor medical illnesses. We can help connect people with social work to sign up for insurance, as well as referrals to get mental health & psychiatric counseling. Call or text (319)535-2684 to make an appointment.

African American Community

Loveland Therapy Fund

With the barriers affecting access to treatment by members of diverse ethnic and racial groups. Loveland Therapy Fund provides financial assistance to Black women and girls nationally seeking therapy.

Sista Afya

At Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness, we believe that together, Black women across the African Diaspora can sustain mental wellness through connecting to resources and supporting one another.

We fulfill this through our mission of sustaining the mental wellness of Black women through building community, sharing information, and connecting Black women to quality mental wellness services. We believe that by making mental wellness simple, accessible, affordable, and centered around Black women’s experiences, more people will get what they need to have a full, whole life.

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness has a community support approach to mental wellness. We believe that community support for people living with mental health conditions can foster healing, growth, freedom, and self-actualization.

Inclusive Therapists

Database to provide therapists with training for racial trauma and connect people of all identities, abilities, and bodies with culturally sensitive care. Li herself, and many other therapists in the Inclusive Therapists network, offer reduced-fee teletherapy options to ensure that financial limitations do not keep people from pursuing care.

Ethel’s Club

Ethel’s Club is hosting three free, one hour virtual group healing & grieving sessions *open to* Black people across the world. All events will facilitated by Black licensed therapists alongside other Black artists and healers to help hold space and process the weight of the many complex emotions that we are feeling and carrying right now.

Meditation

Headspace

Free for Healthcare Professionals: https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19

Free for Unemployed: https://www.headspace.com/unemployed

Crisis Hotline

American Red Cross

American Red Cross has launched a virtual Family Assistance Center to link families to counselors who will provide emotional & spiritual support, as well as information & referrals to help them navigate the challenging process they may be facing as a result of their loved one’s death.

English: https://www.redcross.org/NYSCOVIDFamilySupport
Spanish: https://www.redcross.org/NYSCOVIDApoyoFamiliar

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. With over 100 million messages processed to date, we’re growing quickly, but so is the need.

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

US and Canada: text 741741

Empower Work

Provides support for work questions, concerns, stress. Trained peer counselors are a text away: 510-674-1414 or you can chat online here.

For the Frontlines

Health care professionals and essential workers are showing up on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic—risking their health every day to help other people.

They need fast, free crisis counseling at their fingertips, 24/7. Crisis Text Line, Shout, and Kids Help Phone are here for the frontlines.

Text FRONTLINE for support to dealing with anxiety, stress, fear, isolation, or other difficult emotions you are experiencing during coronavirus.

Life is Precious (Latina Teen Suicide Prevention Program)

Life is Precious (Latina Teen Suicide Prevention Program) is functioning remotely and accepting referrals (Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens). For more information please email Beatriz Coronel at bcoronel@cominilife.org or Julie Laurence jlaurence@comunilife.org . You can also call at 917-304-364

National Domestic Violence Hotline

These are trying times that can negatively impact and create circumstances where survivors are put in even more danger. For any victims and survivors who need support, the NDV hotline is here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522. Learn more about how to stay safe here.

New York State Office of Mental Health

OMH Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314

The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency.

Crisis Text Line: Text GOT5 to 741741.

An anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation is easy.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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 toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States 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.

  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing: TextTalkWithUsto 66746
  • Use your preferred relay service to call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990
  • TTY 1-800-846-8517
  • Spanish Speakers: Call 1-800-985-5990 and press “2”
  • From the 50 States, textHablanosto 66746
  • From Puerto Rico, textHablanosto 1-787-339-2663

UC San Diego Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Central Office & Urgent Care: 858-534-3755

After-Hours Crisis Counseling (24 Hours): 858-534-3755

Frontline Worker

Coronavirus Online Therapy

Pro-bono and reduced fee online therapy for those on the front line during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic can be found here.

Physician Support Line

Our mission at Physician Support Line is to offer free and confidential peer support to American physicians by creating a safe space to discuss immediate life stressors with volunteer psychiatrist colleagues who are uniquely trained in mental wellness and also have similar shared experiences of the profession.

Project Parachute

Project Parachute partnered with Eleos Health, a mental healthcare technology startup that provided a digital platform to match therapists with healthcare workers at a national level. The firm’s chief clinical officer, Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, PhD, said the organization is lucky to have the opportunity to make a positive impact. She added that she is proud of the generosity and adaptability of mental health providers.

Article about Project Parachute: https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/85938

Therapist

Therapist Networks

Virtual Therapy Offer

Aurum Wellness

An app to address emotional and mental health globally. We have programs for easy management of common issues like stress and anxiety. We also provide expert therapy for a week or a month at the most affordable pricing anywhere. Personalized therapy for any type of issue and currently focused on the anxiety and depression arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s natural to feel these emotions and many people are going through it. We are here to help you tackle them easily and conveniently.

Curio

We offer facilitated support and growth groups for mental health and wellbeing. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we are creating specific programs for people who are impacted in ways such as healthcare workers, parents, those with relationship struggles, those high-risk for COVID-19, etc. We also have a program available to people on a sliding scale basis.

Now&Me

Now&Me is for all those seeking comfort and solace. During these tough, trying and challenging times, we are bridging the gap between you, your problems, and someone who wants to hear you out and lend a helping hand. If you feel overwhelmed, anxious, upset, angry, sad, or depressed, then nowandme.com can help. We also have a blog with regular articles, modules, and resources by experts on mental health and coronavirus. Crisis helplines and a list of professional help are also available on the site.

University of Iowa Mobile Clinic

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic is a student-run, staff-supervised organization that offers free basic healthcare services to underserved & uninsured individuals. We are now offering FREE webcam and phone medical appointments. This service is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, French, and other languages upon request. We are able to offer general health education, help with chronic disease management, medication refills, and treatment for acute minor medical illnesses. We can help connect people with social work to sign up for insurance, as well as referrals to get mental health & psychiatric counseling. Call or text (319)535-2684 to make an appointment.

Other

Office of Mental Health