Stuck at Home (together)
More Places to Turn
We’ve included a list of resources to help you navigate the rapidly changing COVID-19 landscape. These resources may be helpful to inform and guide your physical, mental, and social health activities, all of which require attention when facing physical isolation. See below for our resource list.
Please note: This site is not intended to provide access or support of clinical care care needs for either physical or mental health. Credible resources are listed below where one can pursue those as needed.
What You Need to Know For Your Physical Health:
- CDC site focused on COVID-19 focusing on symptoms, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you think you have the virus
- WHO tips on protecting yourself from COVID-19
- CDC tips for older adults
- Harvard Medical School’s Coronoavirus Resource Center
Mental Health Resources:
- If you are in crisis, please reach out immediately for help. There are several resources for help in a crisis:
- Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center;
- Text MHA to 741741;
- And/or call 911.
- Call the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine at 800-950-NAMI (6264) Monday through Friday, between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM EST for mental health resources.
- Utilize the Crisis text line for mental health support.
- Contact the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline (800) 985-5990, which provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural- or human-caused disasters.
- Find and call your local NAMI Warmlines (emotional support hotlines) using NAMI’s National Warmline Directory.
- For general guidance on mental health support, Mental Health America has a good collection of additional resources, including tools to help find a therapist.
Resources to Manage Social Health Through Virtual and Creative Connecting:
- Find solace in reading. This New York Times article features some of our most celebrated authors, and the books that bring them the most comfort.
- Find a penpal. Form a new connection with someone from around the world! This site offers a secure place to meet international friends and offers email as a method for correspondence.
- Peruse 10 days of poems by Poets House.
- Consider taking a Virtual Museum Tours from around the world.
- Read this beautiful opinion piece, How to Be Lonely.
- Take a free online art or writing class at edx.com.
- Check out this ongoing list of live virtual concerts by National Public Radio
About the UnLonely Project
The Foundation for Art and Healing’s mission is to promote creative arts expression as a means to improve health and well-being for individuals and community. Our signature program, The UnLonely Project, broadens public awareness of the negative physical and mental health consequences of loneliness associated with a wide range of living conditions and circumstances while also exploring and promoting creative arts-based approaches to reduce the burden.
Stuck at Home (together)!
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The mission of the Foundation for Art & Healing is to promote creative arts expression as a means to improve health and well-being for individuals and communities. Our signature program, The UnLonely Project, broadens public awareness of the negative physical and mental health consequences of loneliness associated with a wide range of living conditions and circumstances while also exploring and promoting creative arts-based approaches to reduce the burden.
The content on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health condition.