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Disaster Distress Helpline
Disasters can cause emotional distress

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

It's important to pay attention to what's going on with you or someone you care about, because what may seem like "everyday stress" can actually be:

  • Depression (including having thoughts of suicide)
  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol or Drug Use

HELPFUL INFORMATION

How to Support a Loved One

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Support a Loved One

Mental Health First Aid has provided timely articles and information to navigate the anxiety and stress produced during the outbreak.

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

Help someone with anxiety

More information from the folks at Mental Health First Aid on how you can safely assist those struggling with anxiety or depression during COVID-19 outbreak.

How to Care for Yourself

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

How to Ease Children's Anxiety

Self care

This is a stressful time for us all. Use these tips from the MHFA curriculum to take care of your mental health while practicing physical distancing

How to Ease Children's Anxiety

Mental Health Coping Strategies

How to Ease Children's Anxiety

child on the beach with world

COVID-19 has changed our lives in ways we never would have imagined. Kids, too, may be feeling worried - especially if they already have an anxiety disorder. NAMI has provided helpful information.

Mental Health Coping Strategies

Mental Health Coping Strategies

Mental Health Coping Strategies

Stay connected

NAMI has great coping strategies! The coronavirus can significantly affect mental health for everyone, but especially for those with mental illness. Acknowledging, recognizing and acting on mental distress is key to lessening impact. 

Pandemic of Panic

Mental Health Coping Strategies

Mental Health Coping Strategies

Panic and despair

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, recently hosted a Panel series featuring Dr. David Henderson. Learn what fear and anxiety can do to your body and your life, and learn ways to keep mentally healthy in these scary times. 

PRINTABLE RESOURCES

Information can serve to reduce stress that triggers mental health crisis. Be prepared with downloadable resources you can print and share.

15 Days to Slow the Spread (pdf)

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Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure (pdf)

Download

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health (pdf)

Download

How to Cope with Sheltering In Place (pdf)

Download

Coping with Stress During Outbreaks (pdf)

Download

NAMI - COVID-19 Updated Guide (pdf)

Download

RELIABLE SOURCES

STAY INFORMED

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Department of Veteran Affairs
World Health Organization
National Alliance on Mental Illness