Learn more about character strengths like empathy, find actionable activities and edtech tools for the classroom, and discover ways to involve families in social-emotional learning.
Access resources for learning at home from the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Library of Congress, NASA and more.
COVID19 Related Health Resources
Information on stopping the spread of the COVID19 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services
Community, Work, and School
COVID19 Information for Where You Live, Work, Learn, and Play
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, they have you covered.
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The COVID-19 crisis is creating many stressors for us all. Financial challenges, social isolation, fears about the virus, and other concerns can lead to fear, anxiety, or depression. If these feelings become overwhelming, it is important to take actions to address them. The Coalition has resources with up to date tools to help cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Provides trauma-informed school strategies in response to COVID-19. This fact sheet offers information on the physical and emotional well-being of staff, creating a trauma-informed learning environment, identifying and assessing traumatic stress, addressing and treating traumatic stress, trauma education and awareness, partnerships with students and families, cultural responsiveness, emergency management and crisis response, and school discipline policies and practices.
The COVID-19 virus has changed, and continues to change, the lives of children and youth across the world, with widespread and long-lasting consequences. Many children face significant challenges, particularly those from low-income families, those in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, and those who are homeless or have a disability. Child Trends researchers are working to help policymakers, program staff, and parents understand how best to support all children during the pandemic and mitigate the potential harm that this crisis poses to our youngest populations.
We strive to address the strong lack of engagement between minorities and the mental health care industry which arises as a result of cost, stigma, and lack of cultural competency. We achieve this by matching users with licensed professionals that share their unique traits, values, and sensibilities.
In crisis? Text STEVE to 741741. The Steve Fund has created a special keyword, STEVE, that young people of color can text to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7. The Fund views text messaging as a key component of its strategy towards addressing the unmet mental health needs of college and university students of color. Through its partnership with the Crisis Text Line, the Fund promotes text messaging as a means to improve the critically needed access for young people of color to crisis counseling.
Self-Love in the Time of The Coronavirus – 9 Ways that You Can Take Charge Right Now – The Coronavirus has introduced to the world a “new normal.” Use this uncertain time to take care of your health—mind, body and spirit.
Addiction stops for nothing, not even Coronavirus.
Rehabs are still open. Get the help you need today. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of the country into lockdown, rehab centers are still open. The virus may be on everyone’s mind, but drug and alcohol abuse continue to cause overdoses and destroy families. If you or your loved one struggles with addiction, it is possible to begin recovery today.