COVID-19 Resources

Mental Health Resources to Support Families

Back to School During COVID-19

Families across our community are adapting to the evolving changes in daily life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the school year is upon us, it’s important to help children prepare and adapt to the “new normal” at school.  

Click here to download our Family Toolkit and Back-to-School Decision Guide. 

Reliable local resources:
In addition to these resources, your local school district is also a good place to get updated information about returning to school.  

Worried? Anxious? Don't wait, get the help you need now.

Local mental health and addiction treatment agencies in Cuyahoga County are open, providing in-person and telehealth appointments.

Mental health is health, don’t wait to reach out if you are feeling uneasy or in need of support.

  • MetroHealth has a COVID-19 hotline is440-592-6843. This hotline can assist persons with questions, allow people to talk through symptoms they may be experiencing, and if necessary, connect them to a doctor for a telehealth or video consult to assess if direct care is needed
  • If you are experiencing stress or anxiety: Call the Cuyahoga County’s 24-hour Warmline at 440-886-5950 to talk though things with a peer. Here are some OhioMHAS tips for managing Coronavirus-related stress.
  • The Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Information Line is: 1.833.4.ASK.ODH (1.833.427.5634). The phone line is open 7 days a week.
  • Crisis Text Line– Text 4HOPE to 741741 anytime, anywhere to receive emotional support from a crisis counselor
  • NEW- COVID Care Line- 1-800-720-9616 Trained staff are prepared to simply talk, help with emotional management, screening, or connect you to resources if needed. Open between 8am-8pm, 7 days a week (answered by a national hotline overnight).
  • National Disaster Distress Helpline – The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. 

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