NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESOURCES
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 1-888-628-9454
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.
Crisis Text Line: Text “HELLO” to 741741
The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) provides information on prevention, treatment and symptoms of anxiety, depression and related conditions (240-485-1001) https://adaa.org/
HelpWhenYouNeedIt.Org over 350,000 listings for social services, mental health, substance use, legal and financial assistance. http://helpwhenyouneedit.org/
Psychology Today offers a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, therapy groups and treatment facility options. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) https://www.samhsa.gov/. SAMHSA Treatment Locator provides referrals to low-cost/sliding scale mental health care, substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment (800-662-4357) https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS
Tara Brach – talks and guided meditation
App available on iTunes: Tara Brach
Insight Timer: 30,000 free guided meditations
Ten Percent Happier: Coronavirus Sanity Guide (Free)
In times like these, we need practical, actionable ways of coping with stress, fear, and anxiety. The meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on this page will help you build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos. They’re adding more resources as they’re created – so keep checking back.
Calm: The #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation, with over 50 million downloads and over 700,000 5-star reviews. All of the resources on this page are free of charge. Enjoy this curation of content hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time.
Headspace Meditation website/app offers free access to all K-12 teachers, school administrators and supporting staff in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.
FITNESS & EXERCISE
Fitness Blender offers free workout videos and routines for all fitness levels. https://www.fitnessblender.com/
Faith Hunter: Yoga | Meditation | Lifestyle
International yoga and meditation instructor, wellness philanthropist, movement motivator, healing guide, music head, and Spiritually Fly theorist.
Revolutionary Fitness is an international collective of trainers working to practice fitness in a way that supports liberation for oppressed communities. We work to bring the benefits of movement to our communities without the baggage of toxic fitness culture. Online small-group training classes are available. Memberships start at $10/month.
Popsugar Fitness: Free workout videos, including Barre, Hip-Hop, Zumba, and Latin dance
Yoga With Adriene: “Our mission is to connect as many people as possible through high-quality free yoga videos. We welcome all levels, all bodies.”
Serita Colette is a life-long student of Meditation, Ayruveda, Social Justice, and QTBIPOC Liberation. Serita’s private sessions aid your growing awareness of living a life with ease and balance amidst the shifting tides of change. Online sessions are available on a sliding scale.
Composer/performer Lauren Asheim hosts Sat Rattan Yoga: Online Kundalini yoga classes on Fridays and Sundays. Pay what you can.
Fridays @ 5:30 pm CDT https://zoom.us/j/915385162
Sundays @ 10:00 am CDT https://zoom.us/j/127754509
Charity Kahn: Online classes engage children, families and communities in a grounded, loving and celebratory exploration of life through music, dance, play and mindfulness. Pay what you can.
Coaching for Creative Wellness: Rebecca Hass helps burned-out creatives to reduce overwhelm and replenish their energy so they can truly enjoy success in their work and life. Pay-what-you-can Self “Shift Sessions” are a 45-minute call where you and Rebecca create a manageable plan with sustainable self care strategies to boost your energy so you can stay afloat in these uncertain times, and each includes a recap email with tips, notes, and resources.