The outbreak of 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.
Get free confidential, 24/7 support for anxiety, text “HOME” to 741741.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
Free, confidential 24/7 support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for oneself and other Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Call 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224
Texas Health and Human Services launched a 24/7 statewide COVID-19 mental health support line. Call the toll-free number 833-986-1919, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with stress. Here are some helpful tips from Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Rape Crisis Center is providing counseling by phone and online, a 24/7 hotline, and advocacy for sexual violence survivors, an online healthy relationships curriculum for grades 6-12, an online book club, and is still accepting applications for volunteers.
Guardian House is offering a free online support group for families, facilitated by a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Associate. Offered every Monday-Friday at 12 pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or get more information.