Additional Resources

These links are to outside information and resources that have been suggested by our team.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Physician Support Line:
A physician (attending, resident, fellow or med student) can call 1-888-409-0141 between the hours of 8am to 1am ET 7 days a week and immediately gets connected to a US licensed psychiatrist to discuss any subject.

University of Arizona College of Medicine Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

American Physchological Organization Disaster Mental Health Information

Centers for Disease Control Coping with Stress

Patient Resources

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress Comprehensive list of patient resources

UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment Comprehensive list of resources for addressing COVID-19 issues for patients with autism

My Plan App is a free app to help with safety decisions if you, or someone you care about, is experiencing abuse in their intimate relationship.

Helpful Apps

Headspace App Paid version currently free to end of year (need NPI #)

PFA Mobile (VA) and PFA Tutorial (U. of Minnesota) Two apps about administering psychological first aid

UCLA Mindfulness App

ACT Companion: The Happiness Trap This free app, The ACT Companion: The Happiness Trap, will be available for free for the next few months. One of the creators is Russ Harris who is a very respected ACT therapist in Australia. Just use the code TOGETHER on the subscription page. (ACT stands for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a relative new form of CBT that we practice a lot in our office)

Liberate A relatively new meditation app for people of color. It includes talks and meditations led by fabulous teachers, including Ruth King, Gina Sharpe, and Sebene Selassie.

Physical Self-Care & Exercise

Mayo Clinic, Physical Self-Care

Peloton Use of app extended to 90 days (usually 14 days). You can use on treadmill, outdoor runs, bike, lots of floor exercise, yoga and meditation

Pure Barre on Demand 60-day free trial (usually 30 days), click on 30-day trial, use promo code EXTENDEDTRIAL and trial will go to 60 days and $0

Free Barre Fitness Classes Link to YouTube videos

Daily Burn 30-day free streaming trial

Talking to Children about COVID-19
COVID Education for Kids

Children’s book “What is Corona Virus?” by Christine Borst, PhD, LMFT

English version
Spanish version

For kids/families to learn about COVID-19
Nationwide Children’s articles

The Autism Educator Education about Corona virus for children with autism

My Hero Is You: How Kids can Fight COVID-19 A lovely storybook for children on COVID-19. Free. Developed by a UN subgroup.They went through an extensive process– involving 1,700 children, teachers, and caregivers– to create this book to support children and their mental health around the stressors of Covid-19. You can read about the process as well as the various language translations

Workbook/coloring book/diary for children

Fun Educational Resources for Children

Listing of Educational Math Websites

Virtual Field Trips

Audible Audio stories for children Access thousands of e-books and audible books from the public library

Rosetta Stone 3 3 months free access to learn a language

Playbill Watch 15 Broadway plays and musicals online

Museum Tours List of free virtual museum tours

Kennedy Center Learn to draw with Mo Willems, artist

Cincinnati Zoo Daily videos with featured animals

Go Noodle Movement and mindfulness videos

Cosmic Kids Yoga Free yoga and mindfulness videos (and on YouTube), app free for 2 weeks

CLI Studios online dance classes (free trial, then monthly fee)

Mindful Schools free online mindfulness classes for kids

Staying Social While Physically Distancing
Training & Education

COVID19 Harm Reduction Guidelines for Substance Use From the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine

Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak Can be used to help you address your patients. Discussion about the most commonly asked questions when starting telepsychiatry; must “purchase” but cost is free.



Unemployment Benefits Information for patients who are hourly workers

Psychiatry of Pandemics: A Mental Health Response to Infection Outbreak Prescient book written in 2019