Updated at 1:08 PM,  November 18, 2020

This page contains links to official sources for COVID-19 health information, especially in regards to the mental health implications of the pandemic.

MHA of Northeast Indiana Virtual Services

MHANI Programs and Resources

Sign up for MHANI support groups and trainings on Eventbrite

Strong Parent Lounge is a public Facebook group which helps parents connect with resources and with each other as they adjust to their children being home from school and using e-learning to complete the school year.

Connecting Teachers is a public Facebook group providing a forum for teachers to share practical advice on how to build resilience for themselves and their students.

Free mental health screenings from Mental Health America can help you and your medical professional better understand what you may be experiencing.

Crisis Emotional Support

Remedy Live text support

Park Center Helpline  answered 24/7

For 24/7 help, text LOOKUP to 494949, call (800) 284-8439, or chat online

Disaster Distress Helpline has a 24/7 emotional support and crisis counseling for anyone in the U.S./territories experiencing emotional distress or other mental health concerns related to the Coronavirus outbreak. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746 to be connected to a trained, caring counselor.

Crisis Text Line Text MHA to 741741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Free, text-based support 24/7.

Coping and Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19-related School Closures

Shine, in partnership with Mental Health America, has vetted and compiled a wealth of research-backed and helpful tools for you—articles, meditations, access to mental health experts, anxiety screenings, and more.

 

Mental health and COVID-19

World Health Organization: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

CDC: Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Be Well Indiana: Information and resources compiled by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction designed to help  Hoosiers stay connected and maintain their well-being.

Coronavirus Anxiety – Helpful Expert Tips and Resources from Anxiety and Depression Association of America Parents and Children

Reources for parents from Nationwide Children’s Hospital

FSSA/Brighter Futures Indiana: Child care options for Hoosier parents and providers

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus Child Mind Institute ALSO IN SPANISH

National Association of School Psychologists, Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource

Teaching Resources/Activities

Virtual School Activities! Live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites. 

Distance Learning Resources from the Smithsonian

Scholastic Classroom Magazines Learn at Home

Virtual Field Trips from Discovery Education

75 Virtual Museum Tours Around the World [Art, History, Science, and Technology]

A Complete Guide To Internet Service During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Caregivers

Care for Caregivers: Tips for Families and Educators

National Alliance for Caregiving

Financial Support/Services

Local small business resources from Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. COVID-19 Response Center

Indiana Michigan Power is temporarily suspending all disconnections for non-payment as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in our communities.

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, Comcast is offering 2 months free to new Internet Essentials customers in response to recent and anticipated emergency measures associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

U.S. Small Business Administration offers two low-interest disaster assistance loans for businesses and nonprofits

General health updates

Allen County Department of Health: Up to date COVID-19 information for Allen County, IN. Includes specific recommendations for businesses, schools, churches and other organizations.

Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 data and updates

CDC COVID-19 health information