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New research from The Well Being Trust and The Robert Graham Center on the increase of “deaths of despair” due to the pandemic.
The Safe Firearm Storage Toolkit which was developed in partnership with AFSP and NSSF guides communities through the process of building coalitions to raise awareness about safe storage and its connection to suicide prevention.
This resource from the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) provides tips for how to report suicide during the COVID-19 outbreak.
These short videos, adapted from the SPRC webinar “Treating Suicidal Patients during COVID-19: Best Practices and Telehealth” provide concrete tips for making sure clients stay safe without having to rely on hospitalization.
This recorded webinar from the SPRC addressed the use of three best practices in caring for people at risk for suicide that can be delivered easily and effectively via telehealth.
Here are some tips for evaluating and treating suicidal individuals remotely via telehealth.
Here you will find the protocol for administering the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality framework within telepsychology.
This is a notification from the Department of Health and Human Services of enforcement discretion for telehealth remote communications during COVID-19.
This webpage includes a variety of resources from emergency grant information, to considerations for care and treatment of mental health and substance abuse disorders, to guidance for Opioid Treatment Programs.
This resource from the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide provides information on how to respond to loss when using usual coping skills is more difficult and it provides alternative ways to cope with loss during this time.
Starting Monday 3/30, Jessica Gifford at Amherst College will be providing free 20 minute zoom wellness webinars. The webinars will be every day, Monday-Friday at 12:30pm EST. Click the button below for the zoom link.
This publication from WHO has useful information concerning addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of the pandemic.
The CDC provides information on how to reduce stress in yourself and others and how to manage stress and anxiety specifically for parents and responders.
In this resource, SAMHSA provides information on typical reactions to social distancing, quarantine, and isolation, and ways to take care of oneself. The sheet also provides a list of hotlines and other resources for obtaining help.
This blog post from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) provides five suggestions for coping with the uncertainty due to COVID-19.
This information sheet from WHO contains suggestions for coping with COVID-19 for the general population and specific groups including health care workers, caretakers of children and older adults, and people living in isolation.
The resources compiled by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) include information on how to take care of your behavioral health, mental health considerations, talking with children during infectious disease outbreaks, and helping children …
The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Behavioral Health Medicaid covered programs related to the COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration.
The Child Mind Institute has compiled a list of tips and suggestions on how to talk to your children about the coronavirus effectively to reduce anxiety.
This tip sheet from SAMHSA provides caregivers, parents, and teachers with information on reactions children and youth may have during an infectious disease outbreak and how to support them. Some of the information is tailored for different age …
The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress provides parents with specific suggestions for helping children cope with COVID-19
The Child Mind Institute provides parents and families with a comprehensive list of resources for managing anxiety and discipline and behavior. They also provide clinical and supportive resources for parents.
Click the button below to view the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) complimentary online training, Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians.
This resource from Neuroflow provides information on the signs of burnout and various self-care resources.
Tips from the CDC for how emergency responders can take care of themselves during COVID-19 including how to recognize burnout and secondary traumatic stress.
A tip sheet from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress for sustaining the well-being of healthcare personnel during COVID-19
Information such as, who is eligible to get food from food banks, when they are open, and where they are located throughout the Commonwealth is provided here.