Emotional & Mental Wellness Resources During COVID-19
As we all endure the social isolation that can come as a result of COVID-19 precautionary measures, it is vitally important to remain focused on your emotional and mental wellness. Wholeness of body, mind and spirit are pillars of the PSL mission statement. There's a reason why mind is called out separately- your emotional and mental wellness serves as the compass for everything else. With this dedication in mind, we are proud to present the following resources which have been curated by our team of professionals.
If you are in need of specific mental health assistance, we encourage you to reach out to your community leadership via telephone or by using this form..
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline||800.273.8255||If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide or feelings of helplessness, contact this free resource.|
|Find A Therapist||You can talk to your primary care physician about finding a therapist for counseling, or you can visit the Psychology Today website to search based on location, insurance, and needs.|
|Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)||800.662.HELP
|24-hour hotline support for mental and substance abuse|
|Alcoholics Anonymous||877.280.2926||Virtual meetings are available via their website once you have selected your location.|
|Narcotics Anonymous||818.773.9999||Virtual meetings are available via their website once you have selected your location.|
|Veterans Crisis Line||800.273.8255, press 1||Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.|
|Stop, Breathe & Think||Apps for iOS and Android, plus skills for Amazon Alexa to help guide you through daily meditations and wellness checks.|
|Welzen||The Welzen app offers everything from 5 minute sessions to lunch break-sized calm-downs. Each cuddly-looking creature corresponds to a targeted area for meditation, from stress relief to enhanced relationships and improved creativity.|
|The Honest Guys on YouTube||These individuals have free guided meditations such as sleep talk downs, guided imagery, or nature meditations to boost your energy.|
|Unlocking Us Podcast||Join researcher and #1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown as she unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human, from the bravest moments to the most brokenhearted.|
|TED Talk: How To Make Stress Your Friend||Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.|
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