COVID-19 Resources




This section continues to be updated as new information on COVID-19 and resources becomes available for both professionals and our community.


Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC RESOURCES :

SELF CARE during the Coronavirus:

  1. Feeling Worried or Anxious?
  2. Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe
  3. Tips to help you manage your anxiety, put news reports in perspective and maintain a positive outlook
  4. CDC: Managing Anxiety and Stress
  5. WHO: Advice for the Public
  6. 7 sicence-based strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety
  7. SAMHSA Article: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
  8. Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves during Infectious Disease Outbreaks
  9. Psychological Coping during a Pandemic (developed by our psychologist friends in Alberta Canada)
  10. The Psychological Impact of Quarantine and How to Reduce It: Rapid review of the evidence
  11. APA News: Psychologists’ Advice for Newly Remote Workers
  12. Gero Central: COVID-19 Resources for Clinicians, Telehealth, Older Adults and Family Resources

 Resources for Parents and Caregivers:

  1. Time for Kids: Digital Library free for the rest of the school year
  2. Vegas PBS: Resources for Families, Teachers, and Online Education
  3. Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents and Teachers during Infectious Disease Outbreaks
  4. CNN Keeping Your Child Safe and Reassured as COVID-19 spreads
  5. Child Mind Institute – Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus
  6. National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children about the coronavirus – A Parent Resource
  7. DHHS – Guide to Coping with COVID-19: Kids and Families Edition
  8. NPR Script – Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
  9. APA Help Center – How to talk to children about difficult news
  10. NAMI Southern Nevada: Online Family Support Groups
  11. National Child & Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019
  12. National Child & Traumatic Stress Network:Pandemic Resources
  13. PBS: How to talk to your kids about coronavirus
  14. American Red Cross: Coronavirus: Safety and Readiness Tips for You
  15. New York Times Article: Talking to Teens and Tweens about Coronavirus
  16. SAMHSA Article: Talking with Caregivers, Parents and Teachers during Infectious Disease Outbreaks
  17. The Conversation: Coronavirus Q&A – Answers to 7 Questions your Kids may have about the Pandemic

Individuals with Disabilities/Autism Resources:

  1. Autism Focused Intervention and Resources Models (AFIRM): Supporting Individuals with Autism during uncertainty
  2. Autism Society of North Carolina: Coronavirus 2019 Resources
  3. Autism Society of North Carolina: Dont Share Your Germs: A Social Story about Staying Healthy
  4. Autism Society: Disaster Preparedness Tips for Families Living with Autism
  5. Autism Speaks: Talking to your child about tragedy: Six tips for the autism community
  6. Autism Speaks: Flu Picture Story
  7. Easter Seals: “My Coronavirus Story”
  8. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Special Education Services in the age of the Coronavirus

Older Adults Resources:

  1. SAMSHA Post-Disaster Behavioral Health Resources for Older Adults
  2. Older people in disasters and humanitarian crisis: Guidelines for best practice
  3. Stay in Touch with Crisis Situations – A Resource for Older Adults

Stigma Reducing Resources:

  1. APA: Coronavirus threat escalates fears and bigotry
  2. CDC: Stigma prevention and facts about COVID-19
  3. Social Stigma Associated to COVID-19: A Guide to Preventing and Addressing social Stigma

Resources for Providers:

  1. Resources for Telehealth & Insurance Billing, click here
  3. Recommendations for Psychologists in Responding to Coronavirus Concerns
  4. Advice for Psychology Supervisors and Trainees on Caring for Patients during the COVID-19 Crisis
  5. Trust Risk Management Services: COVID-19 Resources for Practitioners
  6. COVID-19: Free Articles from American Psychological Association Journal
  7. How to Protect Your Patients and Your Practice
  8. Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers COVID-Resource Page
  9. SAMHSA COVID-19 Resources
  10. National Council for Behavioral Health COVID-19 Resources
  11. APPIC: Psychology Training and Education Joint Statement – COVID-19
  12. Developing Cultural Competence in Disaster Mental Health Programs – Guiding Principles and Recommendations
  13. Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters
  14. Podcast: Cultural Awareness – Children and Disasters
  15. Tips for Disaster Responders: Cultural Awareness When Working in Indian Country Post Disaster
  16. Cultural Considerations: Working with Diverse Communities in a Disaster and Applications to Tele-mental Health Services