Crisis Survival

As we all work to cope with the impact of COVID-19, here are a few resources that you may find helpful.

Community resources that offer basic needs assistance

Food assistance, utility assistance, rental assistance, etc.

Diaper Assistance

Resources that offer strategies for coping with COVID-19

California Surgeon General’s Web Page for Managing Stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Psychological Impact of Quarantine and How to Reduce It (The Lancet)

UCSD Center for Mindfulness FREE Live Mindfulness Sessions

Controlling Coronavirus Anxiety

Coping with Coronavirus Stress

12 Ways to Effectively Parent During Crisis- Part I

12 Ways to Effectively Parent During Crisis- Part II

Sheltering a Teen In Place without Losing Your Mind

Isolation and Depression: Intertwined and Mutually Reinforcing: How to get out of a negative cycle

Emergency Mental Health Assistance National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Chat
Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline, 1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727)
Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.

NAMI HelpLine—1-800-950-6264 or
Trained crises workers are available to offer you support and to provide you information about resources in your community.