Behavioral Health COVID-19 Resources


Locations with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the US:

 

Websites for Tracking the Virus: 

Cases Reported to the CDC

Regional Updates: Latest data on areas infected globally and regionally by state with in the US


NAATP Resources

 

NAATP
Resource Page

NAATP has an excellent dedicated resource page and is constantly updating it with new information daily, including:

  • Webinar recordings from industry leaders
  • Important links to the CDC and various health departments
  • Telehealth resources
  • Shared treatment center policies
  • Employer guidance
  • Shared communication templates, and more.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT  THE
NAATP RESOURCE PAGE

March 19th Webinar Recording

Leadership Challenges for Addiction Service Providers Amid COVID-19

Please listen to this is a very informative webinar with Bob Ferguson and Nanette Zumwalt covering:

  • Protocols for communicating with staff, clients and families – including templates that have been created for “when”, not “if” staff or patients test positive
  • How to create virtual Outpatient programs and options for remote UA testing
  • Admissions options and screening
  • Reimbursement for Telehealth

LISTEN TO THE WEBINAR RECORDING

Public Policy Call to Action

Contact your member of
Congress to ask for financial assistance

As Congress and the Trump Administration work on financial relief packages for businesses in America, substance use disorder treatment facilities must not be left out. NAATP is asking for treatment facilities to contact your member of Congress to remind them of the essential role SUD treatment plays in American life and to ask that treatment facilities be included in the financial assistance package being developed.

 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


Telehealth Resources

 

March 19th Webinar Recording

The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers: Telehealth and COVID-19

Telehealth can be a means to address COVID-19 through patient monitoring, treating and limiting exposure to infection for vulnerable populations, and protecting health care workers. Telehealth cannot only expand the reach of services to communities that have limited access to needed services, but also provide minimize exposure for both the health worker and patients who are at high risk for infection.

LISTEN TO THE WEBINAR RECORDING

COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit

The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Guide

This guide covers important information to understand about COVID-19 and Telehealth including:

  • What is COVID-19
  • What is Telehealth
  • How Telehealth can be used in response to COVID-19
    • Monitoring symptoms
    • Caring for Inpatients
    • Providing Healthcare remotely
  • Policy Issues and What's Covered
  • How Telehealth Has Helped in Past Epidemic/Pandemic Incidences

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE


Mental Health and Other Resources

 

COVID-19 Family Resources

Federal Program partners with Expensify.org For Assistance to SNAP Families

These are unprecedented times, and it’s inspiring to see communities rising to the challenge. However, not everyone has the resources to “shelter in place” especially the millions of people in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Expensify.org is going to temporarily redirect all of its charitable funds to Expensify.org/hunger. With its ability to reimburse volunteers directly in real-time, Expensify.org is uniquely positioned to help families in need immediately.

 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM

NAMI Coronavirus Information and Resource Guide

National Association on Mental Illness publishes guide for FAQs

This helpful guide covers mental health questions such as:

  • How to manage increase anxiety
  • Quarantined or working from home
  • How to get care without health insurance
  • How to get medications
  • Assistance programs available for suffering business
  • Risks for those with mental illness
  • Vaccine or cure for COVID-19
  • Losing a loved one to COVID-19
  • Smokers risk, homelessness and incarceration

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE HERE


Mental Health and COVID-19 

Mental Health America Information and resource page

The MHA reports a 19% increase in anxiety over that past several weeks, and has compiled a range of resources on topics including:

  • Mental Health Information for Disease Outbreaks
  • Financial Support
  • Tools and Information on Anxiety
  • Tools to Connect With Others
  • Resources for Immediate Response
  • Resources for Mental Health Providers
  • Resources for Parents
  • Resources for Caregivers
  • Resources for Older Adults
  • How-To Articles
  • General info about COVID-19

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE MSA RESOURCE PAGE

Online Support Groups

Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders:

Depression and Anxiety:

  • adaa.org- Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders. To find an online support group, visit here.

Eating Disorder:

Sexual Addiction: