Dealing with the Coronavirus Outbreak

There are numerous resources available to help adults and children stay mentally well during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Vaya Health’s 24/7 Access to Care Line remains available to western North Carolina residents experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. Anyone with a behavioral health crisis can call 1-800-849-6127, toll free, day or night, for help from trained professionals.

For strategies to cope with anxiety and overwhelming emotions in yourself or your child, visit www.cdc.gov/conronavirus.

For tips to help stay mentally well during social distancing or isolation due to a disease outbreak response, visit www.vayahealth.com/coronavirus-updates, and click “COVID-19 Resources for MH/IDD.”

Mobile Crisis Hotline: 1-888-573-1006

At Home With Kids During the Outbreak?

Here are some helpful resources to help you talk about what they’re experiencing.

1. How to Talk to Your Anxious Child About the Coronavirus, www.psychologytoday.com

2. Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019, www.nctsn.org/resources/

3. Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus, www.npr.org

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