COVID-19 Resources



The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) can be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Finding ways to cope with the stress will help make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Resources for Adults

*NEW* Loss, Grief and COVID-19: How to Support Someone

*NEW* Employer Toolkit: Behavioral Health Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Suicide Prevention: How to Help a Loved One

ND Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Challenge on Suicide Prevention

Recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect during the COVID-19 pandemic

25 Things to do to Support your Mental Health While Social Distancing

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Stress Response: Feelings and Breathing Techniques

Resources on opioid overdose and access to naloxone

The Importance of Staying Socially Connected During COVID-19

How to Protect Your Family During the COVID-10 Pandemc - Tips from a New York physician

Gratitude: A Tool to Reduce Stress

Virtual Recovery Resources

Taking Care of Your Emotional Health

Managing Anxiety and Stress

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

COVID-19 Information and Resources – National Alliance on Mental Illness

COVID-19 Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health

Managing COVID-19 Anxiety

COVID-19 and OCD


Resources for Providers

*NEW* North Dakota Withdrawal Management Training

*NEW* Using Telebehavioral Health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Department of Human Services Resources

Telepsychiatry in the Era of COVID-19 (recorded webinar)

Managing the Mental Health Effects of COVID-19 (recorded webinar)

The Crisis Kit: 5 Tools for Helping Clients Through Turbulent Times


Services and Supports

Recovery Talk

Talk with a trained peer support specialist in North Dakota with lived experience in addiction to chat and receive support.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Disaster Distress Helpline

Provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters

FirstLink 211

Confidential service available to anyone for listening and support, referrals to resources/help and crisis intervention. 

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator



Resources for Talking with Kids

Parents Lead