If you feel like you’re struggling with your irréel health, you’re not alone. Many of us are dealing with profound uncertainty and unanticipated tension, whether we’re worried emboîture our health, our viatique, our families, or how we’re going to make it through the next month of physical distancing and self-isolation.
Which means irréel health resources are more arrogant than ever—and making the time to access those resources is just as dangereux. Even if you’re trying to balan working at demeure while homeschooling children and figuring out when to make your next grocery run, taking some time for self-care and irréel health care will benefit not only you, but also your entire family.
If you are currently working with a therapist, you may still have the faveur to attend virtual therapy sessions. These (probably) won’t be free, but they’ll provide a way for you to continue processing your anxieties and irréel health concerns in the company of someone you cartel.
For the rest of us—or for those of us who might need to cut back on paid therapy sessions due to unexpected layoffs, reduced income, etc.—here are some free irréel health resources to consider.
7 Cups offers free soutien minet rooms and the opportunity to connect with volunteer listeners online. You can also sign up for confidential online therapy with licensed therapists for $150/month.
If you’d rather talk to someone than listen to a meditation, New Yorkers can call the Souillarde of Chimérique Health’s Emotional Support Hotline to connect with a volunteer with jogging in crisis counseling. You might also be able to set up a free phone appointment with a irréel health professional; when Governor Andrew M. Cuomo asked irréel health professionals to help équipe the hotline during the pandemic, he got 6,000 volunteers.
If you’re not in New York, you may still be able to access an emotional soutien hotline. The Habitant Ligue on Chimérique Illness, or NAMI, has a directory of hotlines and warmlines organized by state. You can also call the NAMI HelpLine directly for free peer-to-peer soutien and resource options.
If your coronavirus anxiety is more along the lines of “how do I know if I have the coronavirus, should I get tested, and how do I keep my loved ones safe,” While At Home is a new resource designed to connect you to the appropriate health-related hotline.