Many in our communities are feeling stressed, anxious and depressed as we continue to face the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). And we know the need to physically distance from each other can be especially difficult if you’re in treatment and recovery.
Your mental health matters to us and we’re here to let you know if you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed, there’s support available.
24-Hour Support for all Oregonians
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline is available 24/7 and 365 days a year. You can call their helpline any time and you’ll be able to speak to a trained crisis counselor. Spanish-speakers can also find 24/7 bilingual support. There’s help available in a further 100 other languages through third-party interpretation services.
Visit the SAMHSA website to learn more about the services they provide and for tips to help your emotional wellbeing during this difficult time.
We know the need to physical distance in response to COVID-19 can have an especially harmful impact on people in treatment and recovery. That’s why the Oregon Recovery Network is partnering with Recover Together With Google to make sure you know exactly where you can find the support and community you need. You will find a list of all the latest nation-wide, state and local support groups and resources available.
Care that’s there for you
As a Health Share member, you’re eligible for mental health and substance use benefits covered by the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), at no cost. Your benefits include counseling, therapy, and more. And now, many of these services are available online or over the phone.
If you’re feeling anxious, depressed or overwhelmed and need to talk to someone, you can find a Mental Health or Substance Use Provider online today.
Need urgent mental health or substance use disorder support?
If you are experiencing a mental health or substance use emergency, call your county mental health crisis line 24/7. You can also visit an urgent care center nearest you to get the help you need.