To our dear community –
When we can’t be there it can help to have a list of extra resources on hand. These are a list of some of our favorite mental health and emotional support resources to have on hand in a time of need.
- The Frontline Workers Counseling Project connects frontline workers with free, confidential counseling offered by 400+ professional licensed psychotherapists with a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds and specializations.
- Circles of Care – Grief Support for families
- Therapy for Black Girls group therapy
- Boris L Henson Foundation
- 7Chairs: Provides professionally facilitated online emotional support groups. They have recently launched groups aimed at managing COVID-19 anxiety and stress. Groups meet for an hour once per week in real time. The first session is free and they have reduced the cost of COVID-19 groups to make them accessible to all.
- Relief funds for undocumented workers in California: Legal Aid at Work has compiled a regularly updated list of known relief funds for undocumented workers who have lost their jobs or income as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
BIPOC Therapist Directories:
- Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 800-985-5990 (TTY 800-846-8517) or text TalkWithUs to 66746 for 24/7 support.
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 for 24/7 crisis support.
- California Suicide & Crisis Hotlines: Find phone numbers and links to all the suicide and crisis hotlines by county in California.
- CalHOPE Peer-Run Warm Line: Call 833-317-HOPE (4673) Monday – Friday from 7am – 11pm for COVID-19 specific non-emergency support.
- California Warm Peer Line: Call 855-845-7415 for 24/7 for non-emergency support to talk to a peer counselor with lived experience.
- Stress and COVID-19: A Course for Teens: This module created by Boston University is designed to provide you with some information about stress that teens may be feeling in response to the Coronavirus and changes that they have recently to make in their lives.
- GritX: UCSF Young Adult and Family Center program focused on support for young adults and teens that offers age-specific, engaging online tools, support, and resources