Mental Health Support
Take Care Of Your Mental Health
While it’s important to take care of others, it’s critical that you are also taking care of yourself. If you or a loved one need mental health support, find resources below.
If you have immediate concerns or are in danger, call 911.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s national Disaster Distress Helpline by calling 1-800-985-5990 or texting TalkWithUs to 66746
- CDC Managing Stress & Anxiety
- NAMI Resources: COVID-19’s impact on mental health, and how we can reject stigma and build resilience during this time
- Change Direction
- Look Up Indiana: You can filter your search results to locate counselors, residential and inpatient providers, recovery residences, shelters, social service organizations, support groups, and more.
- Suicide Prevention Hotline: Has the coronavirus increased your thoughts of suicide? You’re not alone if you’re struggling with your mental health due to COVID-19.
- If you need support right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or reach the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741.
- Resources from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America
- 5 Ways to Manage Your Anxiety During this Outbreak
- Fishers Cares: A volunteer community effort supporting the City of Fishers Mental Health Initiative.You can connect with mental health support by meeting with a Care Giver to help you assess needs and next steps.
- The Salvation Army emotional and spiritual care hotline: 616-742-9199
Online Counseling (Telemental Health)
- Talk Space
- Get an Assessment - Chat with a matching therapist to identify your therapy needs.
- Choose the Right Plan - Choose a payment plan that suits your budget. Plans start at $65/wk.
- Find Your Match - We’ll help you find the best therapist for you.
- Begin therapy - Start messaging your primary therapist anytime, anywhere.
- Answer a few questions about yourself and the challenges you’re currently facing.
- Create a private username and password to get access to the system
- Enter payment information. Plans start at $40/week and you can apply for financial aid.
- Based on your needs, we’ll match you with a qualified licensed professional counselor. If you are not satisfied, you can switch at any time.
- Begin the counseling process in any way that you want: text, phone or video.
Finding Treatment for Mental Illness and/or Substance Abuse Disorder
- Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction’s List of Local Treatment Providers
- National treatment locator
- Have Hope: Teen suicide prevention resources. Partnership between Community Health Network and WTHR-TV Channel 13.
- TEXT “IN” TO 741741 or CALL 800.273.8255
- Helping Children Cope with Emergencies
- What to Do When Your Child on the Autism Spectrum’s Routine Is Disrupted by the Coronavirus
- National Association of School Psychologists
- NPR Comic
- Nationwide Children’s Hospital
- The Child Mind Institute
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Resource for Treatment Providers Regarding Caring for Patient’s Emotional Well-Being
Outreach to the Hispanic/Latinx Community
- Video about the Signs of Emotional Suffering for the Hispanic/Latinx Community
- Spanish - Talking with Children about COVID-19
Grief & Loss
- Helping Children Cope with Change: Resource for parents as we continue to navigate this time. There are some useful tips here on how families can adapt/adjust to their new normal.
- Supporting Children and Teens when Someone is Dying: Helpful guide for parents as they navigate talking their child if they know a family member is dying. This has been edited to speak to COVID-19 and how families can talk about what is going on with the family member as well as honor them.
- Grief During COVID-19: This document talks about how families can support one another while grieving during this time.