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COVID-19: Mental Health & Coping Resources

Managing Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

Resources from NAMI Lane County – NAMI Lane County has a long list of resources for managing mental health during COVID-19

COVID Caregiver Support– Are you caring for a loved one with COVID? Chat and receive support from live trained Caregiver Coaches.

Lines for Life –Suicide prevention organization with specific resources for youth, military personnel and their families, and those affected by substance abuse problems. Open not only to those in crisis but also to anyone concerned about a family member or loved one. Call 800-273-8255 or text “273TALK” to 839863.

Hearing Voices Group  This group is a safe, accepting, peer‐led place to share and explore experiences such as hearing voices, having visions, or having unusual ways of experiencing or making sense of the world. Free online sessions weekly.

How to Deal With Coronavirus If You Have OCD or Anxiety 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Managing Anxiety and Stress – “This web page contains basic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on managing mental health stressors during COVID-19.”

Steel Smiling launches free virtual mental health program during COVID-19 outbreak – On Wed., March 25, Steel Smiling, a Pittsburgh-based mental-health advocacy group, will launch a free weekly mental health and wellness program, so people can get the support they need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Tips to take care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic  Here’s how to recognize coronavirus stressors and what to do about them.

Coping With Anxiety and Depression During the Coronavirus Pandemic – A crisis can exacerbate existing mental health issues. Here’s what you can do to protect your family.

Worried About COVID-19? Psychologists Have Some Tips – A mental health professional offers Coronavirus anti-anxiety advice

Services to Support Targets of Domestic Abuse WOMENSPACE – Visit website or Call (541) 485-6513 or Toll Free (800) 281-2800 for 24/7 confidential support for those who are dealing with domestic abuse. Connect with an Advocate who will help you learn about services and resources that are available to you. Bilingual Advocates are available.

 

Resources for Sobriety

WEconnect and Unity Recovery have partnered together to offer four daily online recovery meetings to anyone in the world. Meetings will follow an open format and are available to anyone in or seeking recovery. Meetings are held seven days a week at 6am, 9am, 12pm and 6pm PST. You can join directly here: unityrecovery.zoom.us/my/allrecovery

Latest State and Local Recovery Resources:  Oregon Recovers has a whole list of treatment options on their website including detox, meetings, self care, MAT clinics, and peer support. https://oregonrecoverynetwork.org/ 

24/7 Narcotics Anonymous Meetings:  https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/text-results.php?country=Web&state&city&zip&street&within=5&day=0&lang&orderby=distance&fbclid=IwAR37b9wwZMcbun_BwFQ5OaHi5pPbJiOb8pI8siXpHOP2QRXG3xqmboNd9jc

Online Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php

Alcoholics Anonymous Speaker Archive: https://www.recoveryaudio.org/

 

Coping with Isolation

How to cope with self-isolation and anxiety amid the coronavirus outbreak – “The nation has been challenged to undertake self-isolation and social distancing measures in the face of tackling the Covid-19 pandemicBut what should you do if health-related anxiety has started to interfere with your day-to-day activities?”

Former Astronauts Share Ways To Cope With Social Distancing & Isolation – “If anyone knows about how to deal with being far from family and friends, and working in close quarters, it’s astronauts. From the earliest space missions with capsules barely bigger than astronauts and their equipment to record-setting durations aboard the International Space Station (ISS), astronauts have pushed the physical, psychological, and emotional limits of spending time in space and conducting research there.”

A Guide For Seniors On Coping In The Age Of Coronavirus – Here are some tips for seniors 65+ who are surviving — hopefully, even thriving — while stuck at home.

Social distancing can make you lonely. Here’s how to stay connected when you’re in lockdown

Senior Loneliness Line – If you or a loved on is experiencing loneliness or isolation please call (800) 282-7035

Have other resources to add to this list? Email development@sheltercare.org

 

Free Meals for K-12 Students

For a list of free meals being provided by Lane County school districts, click here: https://sheltercare.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/33ef8-lane-county-student-meals_covid-19-1.pdf

Access to Resources

For those who need assistance with groceries, medicine, or other resources, call the Lane County Mutual Aid Hotline at 541-321-8749

How to make a mask with a t-shirt. No sewing needed: VIDEO

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