INFORMATION & RESOURCES – THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY
NAMI Sussex can be contacted by individuals or family members affected by mental illness to request telephone or email support and referral. Please email requests for support to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Crisis Text Line is open 24/7 – text NAMI to 741741
If you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19 call the Disaster Mental Health Helpline at 1-877-289-HELP (4357) for emotional support and guidance.
Mental Health Coping Strategies from NAMI National
Atlantic Health System is following specific CDC guidelines regarding patient testing. Call their hotline if you or a loved one is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or have had direct contact with someone who has a confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus. Please note that this line cannot provide direction or referrals for COVID-19 testing.
The Nurse Screening Hotline at 1-862-260-3199 is available seven days a week from 7:00am to 7:00pm. A highly-trained Atlantic Health System nurse will answer your call, consult with you, and direct you to the resources you need.
The New Jersey Department of Health has a 24-hour hotline at 1-800-222-1222, where trained health care professionals are standing by to answer questions about COVID-19.
One Commune’s meditations for life challenges with Michael B. Beckwith April 6-10
Free Live & Online – Daily Meditation & Support Groups -A Mindful Leader COVID-19 Support Initiative – Shared meditation, reflection, and connection here
Register for Chopra’s Center free 21 day meditation “Hope in Uncertain times” through May 1 here
The Flourishing Center – 20 mind and body tools to calm anxiety
Sanvello Offers Free Premium Access to Help People Cope With Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19, including stress, anxiety and depression. This makes Sanvello’s clinically validated techniques, coping tools and peer support free to anyone impacted by COVID-19 for the duration of the crisis. Access it here
Brightmind is offering free one year access to their meditation app here
For a limited time, Balanceapp.com (iOS only) is offering a completely free one-year subscription to Balance. After installing Balance, the app will walk you through a series of questions designed to tailor a meditation plan to your specific needs or preferences. When that part’s done, the app will start with you a quick sample meditation. Eventually you’ll get to the main menu, where you can tap Profile and then Upgrade. Then you’ll see the option to unlock the free one-year subscription. Doing so activates automatic billing, meaning that one year from now, you’ll pay $50 for an additional year unless you cancel. (Mark your calendar, so you’re not charged for the renewal if you decide not to continue.)
Until the end of April 2020, Simple Habit (a mindfulness app) will offer free premium memberships to all people who are financially impacted by this difficult time and can no longer afford to pay. If you’re struggling or in need, please email email@example.com. Free meditations and talks can be accessed here
Mindful.org offers a free 30 day mindfulness course through June 30, 2020 titled “Find Calm and Nourish Resilience”. Sign up here
Tara Brach’s free pandemic resources (meditations and talks) at here You are also invited to participate via livestream with a global community of spiritual friends for Tara’s weekly class each Wednesday night at 7:30 eastern time—now available on You Tube and Facebook. She begins with a 1/2 hour guided meditation, and then offer a talks at around 8.
Ten Percent Happier Coronavirus Sanity Guide – practical, actionable ways of coping with stress, fear, and anxiety. The meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on this page will help you build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos.
The Mindful Living Collective is opening its space up to the public due to the Coronavirus and the increased need for connection, mental health and support. 1. Live Mindful Living Circles to connect, share and learn with others throughout the week. 2. A Mindful Training Library to help build your practice, mediate anxiety and feel more confident. 3. Week Live Events and Meditations with Elisha and other teachers around topics relevant to building the strengths we need. Click here for more information and request to join.
The Resilience Summit – on demand until June 2020
Hay House is offering free access to movies, podcasts, meditations, articles, and eBooks by Louise Hay, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Suze Orman, and more. Access it here
The Center For Mindfulness, The Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion, and Compassion Institute provide daily streams and recordings of mindfulness and compassion sessions here
Optimize.me is offering a free toolkit for one month with a collection of wisdom for thriving during difficult times and navigating COVID-19. Access it here
MindfulLeader.org has put together a list of free resources. Access it here
Free gratitude and resilience journals available here
Free downloadable qi gong series with Lee Holden designed to help support immunity available here
Creative Live free health and wellness classes
Free audio and video workouts from Gold’s Gym through 5/31/2020 available here
Core Power Yoga offers free online yoga classes available here
Planet Fitness offers free home work-ins live-streamed daily on Facebook at 7 pm Eastern.