- Communication from the University of Houston
- CDC main website for coronavirus for ongoing updates and information
- Mental Health and Coping during COVID-19
- Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors
- With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing every day, psychologists offer insights on how to separate yourself from others, while still getting the social support you need
- Messages regarding avoiding Covid-19 related racism and xenophobia CDC Anti-Stigma Guidelines
- Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation
- Mental Health Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Emotional Phone Support Help Line for COVID-19
(Free access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people who may be experiencing anxiety or stress following the recent developments around COVID-19. Provided by Optum, the toll-free help line number will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is free of charge and open to anyone).
The Harris Center Mental Health Call Line
Call Toll Free 833-251-7544
The Harris Center has activated a Mental Health Call Line to support our community during COVID-19. The purpose of the line is to provide trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 event. If you or someone you know shows signs of stress for several days or weeks, get help by accessing Harris County's COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line at 833-251-7544.
(sign up and pay for sessions with a licensed counselor)
- Talkspace Online Therapy – online counseling by text, audio or video messaging at an affordable cost talkspace.com
- Better Help – professional online counselors available 24/7, private and affordable betterhelp.com
Mental Health Apps: Numerous mental health apps exist to support and encourage positive mental health practices. Many of these are free and available for download on your device.
- Daylio Journal – mood tracker and private journal
- Youper – emotional health assistant, powered by AI
- WeBot – self-care app using Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Mood Tools – tools to deal with depression developed by the Anxiety & Depression Association of America
- Fear Tools – tools to deal with anxiety developed by the Anxiety & Depression Association of America
- Remente – goal setting and self-improvement
- Wysa – mood tracker, mindfulness exercises, mental health assessment, powered by AI