Teen and Parent Wellbeing

Resources for COVID-19

Explaining the Pandemic to Kids:

Therapy Resources in the USA:

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

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:

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

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:

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

Find therapists online on this website:

Therapy & Grief Counseling Organizations in the USA:

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

Hospice of the Valley (San Jose):


Hume Center Fremont:

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

Resources for Mindfulness & Meditation in the SFO-Bay Area 

Kaveri Patel (Meditation, Journaling & Consults):

Gayathri Narayanan (Daily weekday morning meditations):

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

Counseling Resources in India

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

List provided by the NY Times:

NGOS you should be donating to right now: