Resources

Crisis Resources

2-1-1 Mental Health Crisis Line Info

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 800–273_TALK (8255)

General Information

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention -People Seeking Help

Abuse/Assault/Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4AChild (1-800-422-4453) or text 1-800-422-4453

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

 
LGBTQ+

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860 (para español presiona el 2)

The Trevor Project’s Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386

 

Older Adults

The Eldercare Locator: 1-800-677-1116

Alzheimer’s Association Helpline: 1-800-272-3900 (para español presiona el 2)

 

Veterans/Active-duty Military

Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), then select 1, or text: 8388255

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Resources

Help for Military Service Members and Their Families

 

Disaster Distress

Disaster Distress Helpline: CALL or TEXT 1-800-985-5990 (para español presiona el 2)

Resources for Children​​

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Center for Grieving Children (Fox Valley)

Talking to Kids about Tragedies (Such as Shootings and Terror Attacks) in the News (NCSCB)

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers – NASP

Explaining the News to Our Kids (considerations by age range)

NCTSN Resources - Offers tips to parents on how to help young children, toddlers, and preschoolers heal after a traumatic event

NPR - What To Say To Kids When The News Is Scary – Jan 2020

Strategies

2 Minute Re-Centering Mindfulness Meditation for De-stressing – (Video 2:03)

A Tool to Help Clients Calm the Nervous System with Deb Dana, LCSW – (Video 5:54)

Dr. Neff Self Compassion Loving Kindness Meditation – (Audio 20 mins)

Nurturing Yourself When You are Grieving (article)