Mental Health Resources
As business owners, we are in a time of uncertainty dealing with a variety of challenges. All of which can take a toll on our physical and mental health, both now and in the coming months. At Opencare, we’re taking the appropriate steps with our internal team to ensure easy access to support tools.
As our partners, we would like to share these tools and resources with you. We encourage you to share the below resources with your team, loved ones and friends within the dentistry industry. We are in this together and prioritizing mental health is an important value for us.
We hope you find these resources helpful during this difficult time, and we’re here to support you in any way we can.
Resources for anxiety and your mental health including reliable, accessible articles to help you take care of your mental health, free meditations and a random curation of delightful, soothing, and relaxing ways to take a well-deserved break!
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has provided a short for how to cope with stress during a disease outbreak.
This guide contains expert recommendations on coping with stress & anxiety, isolation & loneliness, getting care without health insurance or a regular doctor, dealing with financial difficulties and more.
Here you’ll find a compilation of resources and information including Mental Health Information for Disease Outbreak; Tools & Information on Anxiety; Tools To Connect With Others and Webinars, Live Events & Workshops.
If you’re not ready to reach out to a real person, certain apps can be the next best thing. When it comes to a person’s well-being and mental health, the whole ‘there’s an app for that’ tagline really rings true. Apps come in a wide range of prices and cover topics from anxiety, addiction, depression, OCD and even suicide prevention.
Talkspace’s unlimited messaging and video conferencing makes it a convenient app for addressing a variety of needs.
Betterhelp allows a variety of ways to contact your therapist, including live chat sessions.
Regain specializes in couples therapy and they offer a variety of services to help address relationship issues.
Pride Counseling offers online therapy to individuals in the LGBTQ community, and their goal is to offer discreet, affordable, and accessible treatment.
You can access free support from peers on 7 Cups of Tea or you can choose to pay to speak to a professional.
Doctor on Demand provides access to a free assessment that can help you determine if you should talk to someone about anxiety or depression.
MDLive provides access to psychiatrists who can prescribe and manage psychiatric medications.
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) provides crisis counselling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioural health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.
Text MHA to 741741 and you’ll be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.
Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678. A national 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.
Dial 877-565-8860 for the US and 877-330-6366 for Canada. Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers.
If you need assistance finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit 211.org or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. Run by the United Way.
Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
Contact Caregiver Action Network's Care Support Team by dialling 855-227-3640. Staffed by caregiving experts, the Help Desk helps you find the right information you need to help you navigate your complex caregiving challenges. Caregiving experts are available 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET.
Call 1-855-378-4373 if you are having difficulty accessing support for your family, or a loved one struggling with addiction faces care or treatment challenges resulting from COVID-19 circumstances, the Partnership for Drug-free Kids' specialists can guide you. Support is available in English and Spanish, from 9:00 am-midnight ET weekdays and noon-5:00pm ET on weekends.
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