Mental Health Resources
- Call 802-229-0591 for the Washington County Mental Health Services 24/7 crisis care hotline.
- Crisis Textline Text: “Home” to 741741.
Mental Health Resources for Coping during COVID-19
- The Washington County Mental Health Services COVID-19 Resource Page has suggestions for self-care, kid-care and family-care as well as fun and educational ways to keep kids and the entire family active and engaged while sheltering in place.
- Covid Support VT is a statewide online resource offering health and wellness support to help Vermonters cope with the pandemic.
- The CDC’s Stress and Coping tips includes suggestions for parents.
- COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
- The Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
- “We Care! A simple guide for children; understanding COVID -19” This children’s book by Christa Wells, owner of Little Crickets Day School, is a resource for talking to young children about COVID-19.
Perinatal/Postnatal Mental Health Resources
- Connect with a local Postpartum Support International Support Coordinator by calling or texting 802-276-0383.
- Postpartum Support International’s online directory of qualified perinatal mental health professionals.
- Join an online support group with Postpartum Support International. Groups include: Perinatal (Pregnancy & Postpartum) Mood Support, Pregnancy Mood Support, Military Moms, and NICU Parents, and more!
- Follow Hannah’s House on Facebook for information about free online parent support groups and other mental health resources and activities geared towards families.
- The Postpartum Stress Center Provides a better understanding and comprehensive clinical intervention for any woman who suffers from the range of prenatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Provides support and treatment for the pregnant or postpartum woman and her family as well as guidance for her treating physician or therapist.