Coping through COVID-19

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Stories of Hope and Resilience

https://wbng.com/2020/05/12/vestal-school-employee-creates-over-the-top-videos-educate-and-make-students-smile/ 

https://wbng.com/2020/05/04/red-cross-offers-virtual-assistance-to-those-coping-with-loss-from-covid-19-2 

VOICES Recovery Center Peer Advocates Sharing Coping Strategies

https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/story/gym-teacher-students-active-daily-fitness-challenges-70268564

https://www.pressconnects.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2020/04/16/coronavirus-binghamton-homeless-outreach-worker-canvasses-streets/5127248002/

https://wbng.com/2020/04/20/daily-workouts-how-a-local-teacher-is-keeping-her-students-active/

https://wbng.com/2020/04/18/yoga-studio-hopes-free-classes-will-help-people-disconnect-during-crisis/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-anxiety-disorder-what-to-do-doctor-advice/

https://wbng.com/2020/04/16/inside-the-virtual-classroom-local-school-switches-to-full-day-online-learning/ 

http://www.wicz.com/story/42011634/binghamton-university-hosting-online-debate-classes

Additional Stories of Hope and Resilience

Hotlines/Helplines

  • NYS COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline - 844-863-9314
  • Mental Health Support for Frontline and Essential Workers - Text FRONTLINE to 741-741
  • *CPEP - 607-762-2302 or toll-free 800-451-0560
  • Suicide Prevention Life Line - 800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line - Text “Got5” to 741741
  • *MHAST Peer Support Warm Line - 607-240-7291
  • Veterans Crisis Line - 800-272-8255 & Press 1     https://www.veteranscrisisline.net
  • *Domestic Violence through RISE - 607-754-4340 or 877-754-4340
  • *Mobile Crisis Response  - https://mhast.org/mobile-crisis.html
  • *Greater Binghamton Health Center Mobile Integration Team (MIT) - 607-763-2761
  • *Crime Victims Assistance Center (CVAC) Hotline - 607-722-4256
    If you are unable to safely and freely speak, we also have a text line 607-725-8196
  • NYS Hopeline through Office of Addiction Services and Supports - 877-8-HOPENY (877-846-7369) 

*Services locally provided 

 


Virtual Support

 

DISCLAIMER: This is not designed to be an exhaustive list. Being listed on the website does not constitute an endorsement by Broome County Mental Health Department.

 


Respite Services

Please contact the individual service for eligibility requirements

  • Greater Binghamton Health Center - Adolescent Crisis Respite: 607-773-4625
  • Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier - “Our House” Crisis Respite Home: 607-771-8888
  • Achieve (COVID-19 Specific) - 607-723-8361

 

DISCLAIMER: This is not designed to be an exhaustive list. Being listed on the website does not constitute an endorsement by Broome County Mental Health Department.

 

 


Resources for Parents/Children


Resources for Teens/Young Adults


Veterans Resources

Resources for Adults/General

Coping with Stress and Anxiety


Dealing with Grief and Loss

Meditation

Work-Life Balance

 


Resources for Seniors


Addiction Prevention


Other Services

If you find that you are still in need of services, please reach out to one of the following local resources.

Co-pays and deductibles for treatment will be waived for front line and essential workers for the duration of the crisis - see link below:

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/01/watch-live-new-york-gov-andrew-cuomo-holds-a-press-conference-on-the-coronavirus-outbreak.html 


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