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Teen and Parent Wellbeing

Resources for COVID-19

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus
https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Explaining the Pandemic to Kids:

https://www.aacap.org/App_Themes/AACAP/Docs/latest_news/2020/Coronavirus_COVID19__Children.pdf
https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/
https://www.ymcasv.org/covid-19-resource-center/project-cornerstone-virtual-resources
https://www.ymcasv.org/covid-19-resource-center/youth-education

Therapy Resources in the USA:

Sidewalk Talk: free online listening to hold space for all people and all feelings.  No fixing, saving, or helping:

https://www.sidewalk-talk.org/onlinelistening.html

Statewide Emotional Support Hotline: a free non-judgmental, emotional, non-emergency support line that allows individuals with mental health challenges to talk to a peer who is trained to help:

https://www.mentalhealthsf.org/peer-run-warmline/

$50 online therapy sessions for frontline workers (e.g., healthcare professionals, first responders grocery store workers): 

https://www.coronavirusonlinetherapy.com

Open-Path Collective: Directory of therapists who offer $30-60 per individual session or $30-80 for couples. The client can filter their searches, such as for CBT or daytime availability. There is a one-time membership fee of $50 for the client:

https://openpathcollective.org

Feeling Good Institute in Mountain View also offers low-cost online therapy.

Find therapists online on this website:  

www.telementalhealthsupport.com

Therapy & Grief Counseling Organizations in the USA:

KARA, Kingsley Ave, Palo Alto. (650) 321-5272

Hospice of the Valley (San Jose):

https://www.hospicevalley.org/programs-and-services/programs/community-grief-and-counseling-center/

BASANT NOW:

https://www.basantnow.org/listing/page/2/

Hume Center Fremont:

https://www.humecenter.org/i-want-to-receive-services-at-the-hume-center

The Center for Living with Dying: (408) 243-0222

https://www.billwilsoncenter.org/services/all/living.html

Resources for Mindfulness & Meditation in the SFO-Bay Area 

Kaveri Patel (Meditation, Journaling & Consults):

https://www.wisdominwaves.com/

Gayathri Narayanan (Daily weekday morning meditations):

https://www.myndtree.org/

Bodhi Tree Sangha (Daily weekday evening meditations led by a group of South Asian teachers):

https://www.bodhitreesangha.com/

Counseling Resources in India

www.empowerminds.com

24/7 FREE line to speak with a mental health expert – 1800-120820050

Bombay Psychiatric Society

For healthcare/front line workers in India: +919769334996 from 9am to 9 pm

Institute of Psychological Health – IPH’s program – “Dilasa”

For frontline workersFREE counseling and psychiatric consultation – +919324753657

Organizations Supporting the COVID Crisis Efforts in India

List provided by Stanford’s Center for South Asia

https://southasia.stanford.edu/news/how-you-can-help-india-during-covid-surge

List provided by the NY Times:

https://oxygenforindia.org

NGOS you should be donating to right now:

https://www.instagram.com/sherryshroff/guide/ngos-you-should-be-donating-to-right-now/17872493183432834/?igshid=1keio3mj14sui

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