Additional Resources on Stress and Coping

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Please see a list of additional science-based resources on this topic for parents and caregivers below. Perspectives expressed within each are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the SRCD membership, Governing Council or staff.

How to Talk to Your Child about the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ways to Support Your Child’s Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resources on Mental Health for Parents

Additional Resources and Journal Articles Recommended by Drs. Jones Harden and Osofsky


Mental Health Hotlines

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline
Help available to anyone in the U.S. who is experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19

To connect with a live counselor via telephone 24/7,  call the national hotline: 1-800-985-5990

  • English and Spanish speaking counselors are available. Interpreters are also available in 30 of the most commonly-spoken languages in the U.S.

To connect with a live counselor via SMS 24/7, text “TalkWithUs” for English or “Hablanos” for Spanish to 66746.

For individuals who are Deaf and hard of hearing, contact via TTY 24/7: 1-800-487-4889

Crisis Text Line
U.S: text HOME to 741741
UK: text HOME to 85258
Ireland: text HOME to 086 1800 280

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
U.S. 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or use the 24/7 Live Chat

National Alliance on Mental Illness
U.S. Hotline: 1-800-950-6264 or text NAMI to 741-741
Available 10am-6pm Eastern

National Domestic Violence Hotline
U.S. 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522
TTY: 1-800-787-3224