Social Emotional Resources
COVID-19 has us all staying home more and socially distancing – including staying away from health and mental health clinics. Still, in this stressful time we all need someone to talk to sometimes even a professional.
If you need someone to talk to but aren’t sure who, read through this list of LIVE RESOURCES to talk to someone when you need to.
Free, confidential, 24/7 mental health support by speaking to a local counselor via phone, text, or chat in more than 200 languages.
Text WELL to 65173
Crisis Text Line
Serves anyone, in any type of crisis, with free, 24/7 support and information via text.
Text “Got5” to 741-741
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Support for people with experiences of domestic violence. Resources for those quarantined with their abuser.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free, confidential, 24/7 support for people in mental health or suicide crises. Can call for yourself or on behalf of someone else.
NYC National Alliance on Mental Illness
Free, confidential support between 10am and 6pm for people living with mental illness and their families. Public groups continue on conference lines.
The Trevor Project
Free, confidential, 24/7 crisis support for LGBTQIA people struggling with suicidal ideation and mental health issues
Free Wifi: Providers Offering Wi-Fi for 60 Days (English y Espanol)
HITE: Free and low-cost health and social services
Food Help NYC: Map of food pantry locations
Family Enrichment centers: providing community-driven, comprehensive services to support families
General Mental Health Information and Support
Child Mind Institute Supporting families during COVID-19
Family / Mindfulness and Stress Management
FunBrain: Math Videos and Games
Cosmic Kids Yoga : Yoga for Kids on YouTube
Go Noodle: Dance and Movement Videos
APPS for mindfulness and stress management
Waking up Children
Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame