“COVID-19 & Our Mental Health” is an interactive Minding Your Mind educational program for adults in a webinar format. Topics covered include how to manage stress, changes to work and home life, signs and symptoms of common mental health challenges, and best practices for coping. Q&A with a clinician is included and a mindfulness program can be added. To book please click here.
“Teens, Tweens & Quarantines” is a virtual Minding Your Mind presentation by Jon Mattleman for parents and caregivers, focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on our children. It is available to download for FREE and watch at your convenience. To read more about the program and download click here.
“On Our Minds” is a place where Minding Your Mind’s Young Adult Speakers, clinicians, and instructors share their thoughts on a variety of subjects, including loss, stress management, anxiety, depression, and positive coping skills. To check it out click here.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in.
Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. MHA has been using its unique database to monitor daily increase in anxiety. As things unfold in the coming days and weeks, MHA will continue to monitor anxiety. To aid individuals and communities during this time, MHA has compiled a range of resources and information.
Click image above to download the National Alliance on Mental Illness resource and information guide.
SPRC has compiled a selection of web pages and information sheets on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19 that are categorized for Parents and Caregivers, for Mental Health Professionals, for Community Leaders, for anyone in need.
Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19
Counseling, Medical & Support Services
Connect with a licensed therapist from the palm of your hand, and experience the most convenient, affordable way to improve your mental health. Start today.
Starling Minds has already helped thousands of individuals improve their wellbeing with our digital mental health programs. Now we would like to help you combat the stress, anxiety, and worry related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Free access with no strings attached. Register now for our free & confidential digital mental health program.
Making professional counseling accessible, affordable, convenient – so anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help, anytime, anywhere. BetterHelp offers access to licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), and board licensed professional counselors (LPC).
Regain is an online relationship counseling platform. We change the way people get help facing relationship challenges by providing convenient, discreet, and affordable access to a licensed therapist. Regain makes professional counseling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone. Regain may be used by individuals or couples seeking counseling for relationship or marital issues.
TeenCounseling is an online platform where teens from ages 13-19 can get help from a licensed therapist online. TeenCounseling.com makes affordable, discreet, professional counseling available through a computer, tablet, or smartphone. All teens can benefit from having a professional counselor at their fingertips to discuss issues such as coping skills, anxiety, stress, self-esteem, depression, bullying, anger, eating disorders or any other mental challenges.
Whether you are struggling with mental health issues, your identity, or just need someone to talk to, we believe help should be accessible to everyone. We noticed that individuals in the LGBTQ community suffer from mental health issues at a disproportionately high rate and we wanted to help. By providing online counseling to the LGBTQ community, we make help accessible and accepting of everyone. We provide a platform for people to get the help they need discretely, affordably, and conveniently. Message your counselor whenever an issue arises. Schedule sessions that work with your schedule.
Amwell® connects you to board-certified doctors 24 hours a day using your phone, tablet or computer.
We see the full you – mind and body. We have you covered from A to Z and are here to support your wellbeing over time. From our licensed psychiatrists to a staff of doctoral-level psychologists, we help support your wellness journey.
Have a virtual doctor visit at your convenience using your smartphone, tablet, or computer 24 hours a day.
innovaTel was founded with the fundamental mission to increase access timely care. It is prevalent in everything that we do, our mission statement is re-imagining the delivery of psychiatric care. In light of COVID-19, telehealth is more important now than ever before. Because of our commitment to timely access, innovaTel is excited to announce our investment in a robust, HIPAA-compliant, simple to use, telehealth platform that will allow our remote clinical team made up of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers to connect with patients outside of clinical settings where clinically appropriate and where state and federal regulations support the ability to do so.
Baptist Health Care is offering FREE Care on Demand for anyone in need. Through their Care on Demand App, they will help anyone not feeling well receive a FREE consultation with a doctor from the security of their own home.
This free emotional-support helpline, originally opened by UnitedHealthcare and Optum in response to the flooding in Iowa, remains open: 866-342-6892. Mental health specialists will be available to anyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, “for as long as necessary.”
We are a group of Co-Active leaders coming together to help individuals and organizations with their emotional and mental well-being during this time of crisis. We are professional coaches trained to help you find opportunities in chaos. We are global citizens that believe that together we are stronger.
If you or your organization are experiencing financial hardship due to Covid-19 and can benefit from the power of coaching, we will match you with professional coaches offering low- & pro-bono hours.
LiveWell online have dedicated volunteers already mobilized to help ensure people have continued access to free and effective depression support through the peer-led LiveWell Program! They have:
- Designed and launched weekly, easy-to-access (from anywhere!) LiveWell depression support groups via Zoom
- Trained ten volunteer peer facilitators (diverse professionals with lived experience of depression and recovery) to lead their online support groups
- Weekly support group schedule and easy access (via zoom) at: https://
The Peace of Mind Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help improve the quality of life of OCD sufferers and caregivers through education, research, support, and advocacy. Peace of Mind Foundation is focused on providing free educational resources to those suffering from OCD and their caregivers. Please browse our website for more resources and educational videos.
MyCocun Telecounseling provides convenient, affordable therapy that’s as easy to use as picking up a phone, or opening a laptop for less than the average co-pay. By providing confidential counseling anytime from anywhere for less than the average insurance copay, we eliminate common barriers to care.
At MyCocun,we are committed to the early intervention and treatment of mental illness in teens and young adults. Our mission is to provide current information, support, and resources to help those struggling with a mental illness. Like any other chronic disease, early detection is critical to long term success and recovery. We believe that greater access to care and more education can help in the reversal of this trend.
Parents Helping Parents is empowering parents to nurture children and build stronger families. They offer a free and confidential hotline avaialable 24/7 and online support groups twice every weekday. Although based in Massachusetts, parents from any geographic region are welcome to call and access resources.
The COVID Grief Network is a national mutual aid network that provides free short term grief support and builds long term community for young adults who are grieving in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We match people in their 20s and 30s who are grieving the serious illness or death of someone close from COVID-19 to free support from a volunteer grief worker (therapists, chaplains, spiritual directors, grief counselors, facilitators, coaches, mindfulness practitioners, and healers).
Apps for Mental Health
Youper Emotional Health Assistant
Are you trying to calm your mind? Sleep better? Beat anxiety and depression? Be happier? A quick conversation with Youper might be all you need to feel your best. Millions of people are using Youper as their Emotional Health Assistant. You’ll love it too. After all, great people always have an assistant by their side!
Moodpath – Depression & Anxiety Test
Do you struggle with some of your thoughts and emotions? Are you looking for ways to improve your emotional well-being? Moodpath is your personalized mental health companion and supports you in phases of stress, depression, and anxiety. Download Moodpath to get a mental health assessment, to track and reflect on your mood, and take a break from negative thoughts and overwhelming emotions.
Woebot sends over a million messages per week to help users with everyday stress and challenges such as symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship problems, procrastination, loneliness, grief, addiction, pain management and more! Woebot checks-in with you every day and guides you through practical techniques based on tried and tested approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Bloom: CBT Therapy & Self-Care
Bloom is the easiest & most affordable way to start with therapy. Get personalized daily mental health coaching sessions to manage stress and anxiety, as well as improve sleep and heal yourself. We use the power of cognitive-behavioral-therapy (CBT) and combine interactive video classes with journaling and mindfulness exercises to help you improve your mental well-being, boost your mood & cultivate more joy in life.
Sanvello for Stress & Anxiety
A place to feel better: Sanvello premium access is free to everyone during the COVID-19 crisis—no action required. It’s our small way of supporting you during this challenging time. Sanvello helps you understand you: Our thoughts, moods, and behaviors all shape how we feel. Sanvello gives you clinically validated techniques to help you manage your moods and thoughts, so you can understand what works for you to feel better.
I am – Daily affirmations reminders for self care
How many negative thoughts have been endlessly repeating in your mind? Daily affirmations help rewire our brains, build self esteem and change negative thought patterns. Empower yourself by verbally affirming your dreams and ambitions. Choose from many daily intentions and set reminders to be delivered throughout the day.
Sayana: Thoughts & Feelings Emotional Self-Care App
You know, most of the time we think about something and feel different emotions. We may be happy, sad or anything in between. Sometimes it’s tricky to understand what exactly is happening and what our feelings are. So, this is what we’ll be doing together — we’ll chat about how you spend your days, what’s running through your mind and learn to be more aware of it all.
10% Percent Happier
Dan Harris is the co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline and the weekend editions of Good Morning America. He wrote 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times bestseller, then launched the Ten Percent Happier podcast and co-founded the Ten Percent Happier app.
Ten Percent Happier – Meditation & Sleep
Website and app. Want to sleep better, be more mindful, improve your relationships, and become just about ten percent happier? This is the app for you. Our guided meditations, videos, talks, and sleep content will help you build (or boost) your meditation practice, and stick with it.
Headspace: Meditation & Sleep
Website and app. Headspace is your guide to everyday mindfulness in just a few minutes a day. Choose from hundreds of guided meditations on everything from managing stress and anxiety to sleep, productivity, exercise, and physical health — including short SOS meditations for when you’re on the go.
Website and app. The number 1 free meditation app. Guided meditations and talks led by the world’s top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Stanford, Harvard, the University of Oxford and more. Music tracks from world-renowned artists. Join millions learning to meditate on Insight Timer to help calm the mind, reduce anxiety, manage stress, sleep deeply and improve happiness.
Website and app. Join the millions experiencing better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety with our guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. Calm is recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts.
Stop, Breathe & Think
Website and app. Stop, Breathe & Think is an award winning meditation and mindfulness app that helps you find peace anywhere. It allows you to check in with your emotions, and recommends short guided meditations, yoga and acupressure videos, tuned to how you feel.
Stop, Breathe & Think for Kids
Website and app. Meditation and mindfulness made easy and fun for kids, to help them discover and develop their superpowers of sleep, being calm, learning to breathe or to resolve conflicts.
Breethe is a meditation app with resources for guided meditation, relaxing music, and learn-to-meditate programs.
GoNoodle is a website and app for kids. Here you can find fun and engaging movement and mindfulness videos for kids, developed by child development experts.
Relax Melodies is a website and app where users can customize programs to promote relaxation and better sleep experiences.
Kristin Page Yoga
The website for Minding Your Mind’s mindfulness instructor, Kristin Page, where you can find resources on yoga, meditation, and wellness.
Visit Minding Your Mind’s page that hosts a series of videos with mindfulness exercises presented by Kristin.
At Peace with Uncertainty
The website for Minding Your Mind’s mindfulness instructor, Bradnon Everett, where you can find resources on mindfulness and meditation. Brandon is offering virtual mindfulness meditation classes on Sunday and Monday evenings, 6:30pm-7:30pm.
The website for Minding Your Mind’s Social Emotional Learning and mindfulness instructor, Linda Price, where you can find resources on creative, kind, and calm activities for youth and families to provide inspiration and insight during COVID-19.
In The Rooms is a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. We embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities.
Unity Recovery + WEconnect + SOS Recovery + Alano Club are now offering free virtual recovery meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic
Whether you are looking for a daily recovery meeting, a recovery yoga class, a recovery Cross Fit session, engagement with a peer specialist, or just a place to connect with your network – we’ve got you covered.
Recovery Dharma Online organizes daily meetings accessible via computer, smartphone, or dial-in. Together we meditate, study Buddhist teachings, and support each other on our paths to sobriety and peace.
Join with other parents in a friendly and caring atmosphere to; find support if you aren’t sure if your child’s drinking or drug use is typical experimentation, or something you may need to address; connect with other parents whose children have either struggled with substance use or addiction, or are currently in recovery; become informed, empowered and find resources and outside help when needed. We are not professionals – we are simply parents helping parents. There is no charge to attend. Meetings are friendly and confidential.
40+ Weekly Online Recovery Meetings, 24/7 Discussion Forums and Support (open to ages 13 and older).
Electronic meetings, like all Al‑Anon meetings, offer help and hope to anyone who is affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend.
This website is intended to bring together family members and friends of addicts and give them a place to communicate and learn from the each other. The Chat Room will be available at all hours for people to come together and chat live. We will hold online meetings in the Chat Room at the following times: Monday: 9 pm ET, Thursday: 9pm ET, Saturday: 8:30pm ET
The only online community designed to connect those who are grieving based on background and similar experiences for chats and opportunities to meet in person.
We are The Phoenix, and since 2006, our free sober active community has inspired more than 26,000 people across America to believe they have the strength to rise from the ashes of addiction through the support of those who are walking that very same path. The only membership fee is 48 hours of continuous sobriety… And we’re here for you when you’re ready, because together we are stronger…As we are committed to still deliver opportunities for social connection during this challenging time, we have introduced daily live-streamed, virtual programming for Crossfit, Yoga, and Meditation along with other online social events.
Online meeting search.
NEVERALONECLUB.ORG – 24/7 Recovery Chatroom and Online Meetings. We have two online NA meetings every day at 3:00 and 8:00pm Eastern Standard Time.
Delivered virtually, RecoveryGo is Hazelden Betty Ford’s behavioral health service that brings our world-class outpatient addiction and mental health care, recovery support resources and family services directly to you. Services available include:
- Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Virtual Mental Health Care
- Virtual Health Portal
- Virtual Family Services
- Virtual Recovery Support Services
Apps for Recovery
(not linked, find them in the Apple store, GooglePlay, or wherever your get your apps)
Daily Bread – AA Speakers
12 Step Recovery Workshops
Pink Cloud: AA Meeting Finder
Sober.ly Sobriety Support
A free, sober active community.
Within Sober Puffin, discover self-help groups and program management tools that showcase that compassion is the easiest part of the cure to gain.
Readings for Moms of Addicts, from Sandy Swenson
In New England
Updates and resources to promote good mental health hygiene during school closure, eventual return and recovery from COVID-19 from the school counseling and social emotional learning departments PK-12 of a number of Massachusetts School Districts. Please share widely! This page is updated regularly.
In New Jersey
2NDFLOOR is a confidential and anonymous helpline for New Jersey’s youth and young adults. We are here to help you find solutions to the problems that you face at home, at school or at play. If you are between the ages of 10 and 24, live in New Jersey, and need to talk about an issue or problem that you are facing call 888-222-2228 anytime or text 888-222-2228.
NAMI Main Line has moved our ongoing support groups to an online format using Zoom (with call-in option), started Wellness Chats, and compiled resources to help you maintain your health and well-being during this time of uncertainty.
There is a lot of concern right now about the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Pennsylvania and across the country. On this page you will find resources to help you, your family, and your community navigate the challenges of this difficult time. This page will be updated regularly to best reflect the most updated information available. Additionally, Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertPA, a text notification system from Commonwealth agencies for health, weather, and other important alerts like COVID-19.
Other telephone resources for Pennsylvanians in need of support include:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
- Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741-741
- Safe2Say: 1-844-723-2729 or www.safe2saypa.org
- Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
- Get Help Now Hotline (for substance use disorders): 1-800-662-4357
Just for Fun
Minding Your Music
Our Young Adult Speakers and members of the Minding Your Mind team have created Spotify playlists you can access to help inspire you. “Minding My Focus” is great to play as you do work; “Minding My Hype” is full of feel-good songs to get those endorphins pumping; “Minding My Calm” can be used when you feel the stress growing and want to calm yourself. Our hope in sharing these with you is to give you a new tool in your mental wellness toolbox.
Dolly Parton’s new weekly read-aloud video series called “Goodnight with Dolly” premieres Thursday, April 2nd at 7 PM EDT on YouTube and the Imagination Library’s official social channels.
Mommy Poppins is a leading national website for family activities that has individual pages devoted to different city regions across the country. They are collecting virtual activities and resources for families and children that can be utilized during COVID-19.
The Red Sox have put together Home Fun, full of activities for kids. Check your favorite MLB team to see what they have for you!
Collections of recipes, including:
- 89 Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Fewer—Seriously
- 37 Recipes That Freeze Really Well
- 86 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Wednesdays
- 81 Leftover-Friendly Recipes to Get You Through the Week
For as long as schools are closed, Audible is open. Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It’s that easy.
An elementary school teacher has put together a document with links to over 30 virtual field trips – bon voyage!
Coloring Pages is home to thousands of images, simple and complex, for you to enjoy. You may start out by looking for pictures of your children’s favorite characters, and then find yourself joining in with them with your own works of art and concentration.
Who We Are
What We Do
- Young Adult Speaker Program
- Kind Minds: Emotions, Kindness & Empathy for Children
- Just Talk About It
- QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention
- Corporate Wellness
- Minding Trauma: Education on Trauma-Informed Practices
- Social Emotional Learning & Mindfulness
- Our Minds Matter School Clubs
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