Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Workers and First Responders
You are not alone. Experiencing intense emotions in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic is natural, and mental health resources are available to help healthcare workers and first responders like you.
Speak with a Live Mental Health Counselor
Dealing with anxiety, stress, or fear? Text FRONTLINE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Free, 24/7, confidential.
Call 1-800-985-5990 to get help and support for any distress that you or someone you care about may be feeling related to any disaster.
The Emotional PPE Project connects healthcare workers in need with licensed mental health professionals who can help. No cost. No insurance. Just a trained professional to talk to.
Connect with Local Resources
Call 2-1-1 to be connected to local social services, including mental health resources.
Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, mental health resources, food, job training, and more.
Begin Healing with Reduced-Cost Teletherapy
Licensed and vetted counselors are available to support you. Healthcare workers receive 50% off their first month of service.
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation supports members of the Black community in finding culturally-competent mental health care. As funds are available, the Foundation is offering five free virtual therapy sessions to African American individuals experiencing “life-changing events and everyday struggles, including but not limited to stress and anxiety regarding race relations and injustice towards people of color”. Enrollment is first come, first served
Receive online support from a licensed therapist. Healthcare workers receive 50% off their first month of service.
Grow Your Coping Skills with Web and Mobile Apps
Whether you’re feeling sad, anxious, or stressed, Happify brings you engaging activities and games to help you take control of your feelings and thoughts.
Headspace offers guided meditation and mindfulness exercises. The app is free to healthcare workers through 2020.
MoodMission is an evidence-based app designed to empower you to overcome feelings of depression and anxiety by learning new evidence-based coping skills.
Pixel Thoughts is a free, 60-second meditation tool to help clear your mind.
Woebot is a free and confidential chatbot that guides users through practical, tested techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Do you know of a resource that could help healthcare workers? Let us know and we’ll add it to this page!